Narrow Barklouse
( Graphopsocus cruciatus )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Graphopsocus cruciatus
(Linnaeus ,1768 )
Common Name:Narrow Barklouse
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Paraneoptera
Order:Psocodea
Suborder:Psocomorpha
Family:Stenopsocidae
Genus:Graphopsocus
Taxon Code:PSO00097
ITIS/TSN:661221

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
Joaquin Miller Park, Joaquin Miller Park, 3590 Sanborn Drive, Oakland
County:Alameda County
ECI Site#:CA01100147

RECOGNITION
Description
Wings are pale brown with dark brown checkering.
Sexes
Females tend to be brachypterous, males macropterous.

BIOLOGY
Adults overwinter.
Food
Microflora on tree leaves.
Distribution
Introduced from Asia or Europe in 1930 to the North America, now occurs in western and eastern states, spreading inland.

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Graphopsocus cruciatus. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphopsocus_cruciatus). Accessed July 16, 2016. .
ITIS.
Graphopsocus cruciatus. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graphopsocus_cruciatus). Accessed July 16, 2016.


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