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Page Last Updated: February 20 2018
4 species
Barklouse - approx.  5 mm
Order: Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Family: Stenopsocidae (Narrow Barklice)
Genus: Graphopsocus
Species: Cruciatus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Barklouse - approx.  4 mm
Family: Caeciliusidae (Lizard Barklice)
Genus: Valenzuela
Species: Flavidus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Barklouse - approx. 5 mm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - October 2008
Barklouse - approx. 4 mm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - June 2008
Metylophorus purus - approx.  5 mm
Order: Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Family: Psocidae (Common Barklice)
Genus: Metylophorus
Species: Purus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Metylophorus purus - approx. 5 mm - Speyside (Halton Hills) - August 2017
Trichadenotecnum alexanderae complex - approx.  3 mm
Order: Psocodea (Barklice, Booklice, and Parasitic Lice)
Family: Psocidae (Common Barklice)
Genus: Trichadenotecnum
Species: Alexanderae complex
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Trichadenotecnum alexanderae complex - approx. 3 mm - High Park - October 2017
The Trichadenotecnum alexanderae complex consists of a
single sexual species (T. alexanderae) and 3
parthenogenetic species: T. castum, T. innuptum, and T.
merum (see reference
here) - the similar Loensia moesta
lacks  the arc of 6 spots at the end of the wing