Psilopsocidae

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Psilopsocidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocoptera
Suborder: Psocomorpha
Infraorder: Psocetae
Family: Psilopsocidae
Genera

Psilopsocidae is a family of Psocoptera belonging to the infraorder Psocetae. Members of the family have a free areola postica and mottled wings. It is the only psocopteran family with records of wood-boring species. The family comprises one genus and seven species.

Sources[edit]

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