Trichopsocus clarus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Trichopsocus clarus
Trichopsocus clarus.jpg
Trichopsocus clarus (wings)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocoptera
Family: Trichopsocidae
Genus: Trichopsocus
Species: T. clarus
Binomial name
Trichopsocus clarus
(Banks, 1908)

Trichopsocus clarus is a species of Psocoptera from Trichopsocidae family that can be found in United Kingdom and Ireland. It can also be found on Azores, Canary Islands, in Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Madeira, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the Netherlands.[1] The species are either yellow or orange coloured.[2] It is also found in Australia and New Zealand[3]


The species is found on foliage of a range of trees.


  1. ^ Distribution
  2. ^ Description, distribution, and habitat
  3. ^ Smithers, C.N. 2002: First record of the family Trichopsocidae (Psocoptera) from New Zealand. Entomologist's monthly magazine, 138: 155.