bark louse


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Noun1.Bark louse - any of several insects living on the bark of plantsbark louse - any of several insects living on the bark of plants
psocid - small winged insect living on the bark and leaves of trees and feeding on e.g. fungi and decaying plant matter
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Depending on the species, a female bark louse can spend up to 70 hours extracting sperm.
Experts were stunned to find bark louse - only previously thought to inhabit a tiny mountainous area of Madeira - at 11 sites in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
The bark louse (Caecilius pilipennis) is so rare it had to be identified from only three previous specimens on the Spanish island.