psocopterous insect


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Noun1.psocopterous insect - small soft-bodied insect with chewing mouthparts and either no wings or two pairs
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
Corrodentia, order Corrodentia, order Psocoptera, Psocoptera - an order of insects: includes booklice and bark-lice
psocid - small winged insect living on the bark and leaves of trees and feeding on e.g. fungi and decaying plant matter
book louse, booklouse, deathwatch, Liposcelis divinatorius - minute wingless psocopterous insects injurious to books and papers