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Booklice

Scientific Name
Liposcelis corrodens
Scientific Author
(Heymons, 1909)
Taxonomy
(Psocoptera: Liposcelididae: Liposcelidinae)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
High
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Dorsal - Adult
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PSO7
Source
Caroline Harding MPI
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Colour on well sclerotized areas medium grayish brown; antennae and palpi paler. Sculpture of vertex: areoles arched forward, separated by depressed lines, bearing small nodules; sclerotized regions of abdominal terga with transverse areoles seperated by depressed lines bearing 1-3 rows of small nodules. Humeral seta ~1.5-2X length of other setae on lateral lobe of pronotum.

Female: Compound eyes with 5-8 ommatidia; abdominal setae Mv10, Md10, Mv9, D well differentiated.

References

- New, T.R. (2005). Psocoptera. Handbooks for the identification of British insects. Vol. 1, Part 7. Royal Entomological Society of London, 146 pp.

- Mockford, E.L. (1993). North American Psocoptera (Insecta). Fauna and Flora Handbook No. 10. Sandhill Crane Press, Inc, Gainesville, 455 pp.
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Specimen Contact
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
14/09/2011 09:48 AEST
Last Updated
10/04/2014 03:09 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Booklice (Liposcelis corrodens) Updated on 4/10/2014 3:09:57 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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