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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Paleontological information has indicated a general pattern about the psocopteran diversity extrapolated from different fossil deposits (i.
In this study, we document the psocopteran richness within the canopy of eastern hemlock in the southern Appalachians.
Casasola Gonzalez (2006) studied the phylogenetic relationships of the genera in the psocopteran infraorder Epipsocetae, that includes the families Dolabellopsocidae, Ptiloneuridae, Spurostigmatidae, Cladiopsocidae and Epipsocidae; in the strict consensus tree of 104 most parsimonious trees (Fig.