Definition of Psocid

1. Noun. Small winged insect living on the bark and leaves of trees and feeding on e.g. fungi and decaying plant matter.

Generic synonyms: Psocopterous Insect
Group relationships: Family Psocidae, Psocidae
Specialized synonyms: Bark Louse, Bark-louse



Definition of Psocid

1. a minute winged insect [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Psocid

psittacosaurid
psittacosaurids
psittacosaurs
psittacosaurus
psittacoses
psittacosis
psittacotic
psivamp
psivamps
psoae
psoai
psoas
psoas major
psoases
psoatic
psocid (current term)
psocids
psocopterous
psocopterous insect
psogos
psoi
psoitis
psomophagy
psora
psoraleas
psoralen
psoralens
psoras
psoriases
psoriasin

Literary usage of Psocid

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"2 with that of the psocid shown in Fig. 8 it is a comparatively simple matter ... In the psocid shown in Fig. 8, the veins M+Cu, and M, if straightened out ..."

2. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"They are of the opinion that the sound attributed to the psocid is really made by the Anobium beetle. This beetle lives in burrows in old wood and the ..."

3. Insects Injurious to the Household and Annoying to Man by Glenn Washington Herrick (1914)
"They are of the opinion that the sound attributed to the psocid is really made by the Anobium beetle. This beetle lives in burrows in old wood and the ..."

4. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington by Entomological Society of Washington (1913)
"Thus, the doubtful host implied in the original description was given by mistake, probably, and the host is a. psocid, as would be expected. ..."

5. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"The family psocid.S: * Leach, comprises a rather numerous series of minute insects, at once distinguished by the almost obsolete labial palpi; ..."

6. The Indian Forester (1902)
"FAMILY psocid.K ~ BOOK-LICE, DEATH WATCHES. Minute insects with slender ... A small psocid is extremely plentiful on the leaves of the sal (Shorea robusta) ..."

7. New Mallophaga by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Robert E. Snodgrass (1896)
"The best paper on the psocid mouth-parts is one by Edward Burgess,* in which special attention is given the forks and the lingual glands. •Burgess, Edward. ..."

8. California Water Birds by Leverett Mills Loomis (1897)
"The best paper on the psocid mouth-parts is one by Edward Burgess,* in which special attention is given the forks and the lingual glands. *Burgess, Edward. ..."

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