Psocoptera

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Noun1.Psocoptera - an order of insects: includes booklice and bark-lice
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
psocopterous insect - small soft-bodied insect with chewing mouthparts and either no wings or two pairs
family Psocidae, Psocidae - a family of small soft-bodied insects that feed on decaying vegetation; related to booklice
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Molecular systematics of the barklouse family Psocidae (Insecta: Psocodea: "Psocoptera") and implications for morphological and behavioral evolution.
Dating evidence evaluated for calibrating the barklouse phylogeny.