psocid


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psocid

a member of the order Psocoptera of book lice.
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Charles Lienhard, Department of Arthropodology and Entomology, Museum of Natural History, Geneva, Switzerland, for identifying our psocid specimens that were sent to him.
In 2006 investigations of psocid species in the north of Iran revealed 2 species identified as Ectopsocus briggsi McLachlan from Ectopsocidae and Trichopsocus dalii (McLachlan) from Trichopsocidae both in the suborder Psocomorpha.
More reports of psocids than normal occurred in stored grains and also in processed foods in 2004.
Members of the genus often occur in association with dead plant tissues and leaf litter, where they feed on psocids or other soft-bodied arthropods (Carayon 1957; Styles 1962; Lattin 1999b); some taxa occur on agricultural plants as predators of pest arthropods (Yamada et al.
Psocids (Psocoptera) feed on spores, fungal hyphae, lichens, algae and yeast or bacterial films.