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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocoptera
Infraorder: Homilopsocidea
Family: Elipsocidae

Elipsocidae is a family of Psocoptera belonging to the infraorder Homilopsocidea. Members of the family have a free areola postica. Many species are apterous. The family includes about 130 species in more than 30 genera.


These 32 genera belong to the family Elipsocidae:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b = Bugguide.net[4]


  1. ^ "Elipsocidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-01. 
  2. ^ "Browse Elipsocidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-01. 
  3. ^ "Elipsocidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-01. 
  4. ^ "Elipsocidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-05-01. 
  • Lienhard, C. & Smithers, C. N. 2002. Psocoptera (Insecta): World Catalogue and Bibliography. Instrumenta Biodiversitatis, vol. 5. Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Genève.

External links[edit]

Data related to Elipsocidae at Wikispecies