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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocoptera
Suborder: Troctomorpha
Infraorder: Nanopsocetae
Family: Pachytroctidae

Subfamily Tapinellinae

Subfamily Pachytroctinae

Pachytroctidae is a family of Psocoptera belonging to the suborder Troctomorpha. Members of this family are small, often macropterous, with a distinct wing-venation. The family comprises less than 100 species arranged in ten genera.


  • Lienhard, C. & Smithers, C. N. 2002. Psocoptera (Insecta): World Catalogue and Bibliography. Instrumenta Biodiversitatis, vol. 5. Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Genève.