≈ Hyalopsocus sp.

Common Barklice

Hyalopsocus sp., Common Barklice, West Virginia photo



Family: Psocidae

Subfamily: Psocinae


Unlike some related groups, genus Hyalopsocus is characterized by full-size wings in both sexes.

In his handbook of Canadian and U.S. Psocoptera, Mockford (1993) lists two species in the genus: H. floridanus and H. striatus.

Photo location: Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia.

Determined by Dr. Edward L. Mockford, professor emeritus, Illinois State University.

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