Entomology and Plant Pathology

Liposcelis brunnea

psocid icon  Psocid ID:   Introduction | Picture Key           (G. Opit, J. Throne, and K. Friesen)

L. brunnea, x100
Liposcelis brunnea Motschulsky (Section I, Group A, subgroup Aa)

  • Abdominal terga 3-4 not with a posterior membranous band (at least in the middle)
  • Posterior part of abdomen darkened (abd. 8-10)
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  • The shoulder bristle (S1) is long and strong
       - has a single supplementary bristle on each lateral pronotal lobe
     psocid detail, x400
     
  • All prosternal bristles anterior to middle of prosternum
     psocid detail, x400
     
  • 7 ommatidia
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  • Areoles of vertex - transverse areoles with finely granulate surfaces separated by fine lines
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  • Has two long curved acuminate (gradually tapering to a sharp point) setae on epiproct
     psocid detail, x400
     
  • Abdominal areoles - transverse areoles with finely granulate surfaces separated by fine lines
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