72/150: Not as ‘Lousey’ as you may think!

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Animalia: Arthropoda: Insecta: Psocodea: Psocidae: Psocinae: Metylophorus: Metylophorus novaescotiae (Walker, 1853)

Meet the June barklouse. Don’t worry, I know what you’re thinking, but despite the name these small soft-bodied insects are not parasitic like most lice. Within Psocodea, the members that are found on trees are referred to as barklice. Continue reading “72/150: Not as ‘Lousey’ as you may think!”