Psocoptera

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Psocoptera

[sō′käp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of small insects in which wings may be present or absent, tarsi are two- or three-segmented, cerci are absent, and metamorphosis is gradual.
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During this study, 3,740 adult and nymph psocopteran specimens were collected and identified, representing 44 species, 23 genera, and 11 families (Table 1).
Species identified from eastern hemlock constitute the highest number of psocopteran species recorded from a single tree species.