Mesopsocus fuscifrons♀︎

Last update: 15 November 2023
garden
species


Common

LOCATION: Krimpen aan den IJssel, garden

OBSERVATION:
2022-V-22


The bark louse which was shown in en earlier post on a hunting Nitela female is, judging by the characteristic pattern on the head and eyes, probably a female Mesopsocus fuscifrons [Nederlands Soortenregister],[Lock 2016].

Mesopsocus fuscifrons ♀︎, on Lilac (Syringa vulgaris)

Literature

Nederlands Soortenregister Nederlands Soortenregister

Lock 2016 Lock, Koen & Wallys, Henk & Claerebout, Stéphane & Soors, Jan. (2016). Pteroxanium kelloggi (Ribaga, 1905) and Mesopsocus fuscifrons Meinander, 1966: two Psocoptera new to Belgium. Bulletin de la Société royale belge d'entomologie. 195-197.

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