Entomology and Plant Pathology

Liposcelis entomophila

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

L. entomophila, x100
Liposcelis entomophila (Enderlein) (Section I, Group A, subgroup Ab)

  • Abdominal terga 3-4 not with a posterior membranous band (at least in the middle)
  • Abdominal terga with purplish markings on the side (fading in the middle)
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  • The shoulder bristle (S1) is long and strong
       - has 4 supplementary bristles on each lateral pronotal lobe
     psocid detail, x400
     
  • All prosternal bristles anterior to middle of prosternum
     psocid detail, x400
     
  • 8 ommatidia
     psocid detail, x400
     
  • Areoles of vertex (transverse)
       - with intermediate sized nodules
       - are separated by ridges
     psocid detail, x400
     
  • Abdominal terga
       - with much larger nodules than those of the vertex
       - nodules do not form areoles  psocid detail, x400
     
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