Definition of Psocidae

1. Noun. A family of small soft-bodied insects that feed on decaying vegetation; related to booklice.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Psocidae

Psilophytales
Psilopsida
Psilotaceae
Psilotales
Psilotatae
Psilotum
Psilotum nudum
Psithyrus
Psittacidae
Psittaciformes
Psittacula
Psittacula krameri
Psittacus
Psittacus erithacus
Pskov
Psocidae (current term)
Psocoptera
Psophia
Psophia crepitans
Psophiidae
Psophocarpus
Psophocarpus tetragonolobus
Psoralea
Psoralea esculenta
Psorokóstaina
Pss.
Psyche
Psyche knot
Psyche knots
Psychodidae

Literary usage of Psocidae

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 (1915)
"and the Hemiptera-Homoptera, and it is with the Neuroptera and Homoptera that the Psocidae show the closest affinities. It is quite true that the ancestral ..."

2. Acta Soc. Pro Fauna Et Flora Fennica by Societas pro Fauna et Flora Fennica (1894)
"Mac Lachlan, A Monograph of the British Psocidae (Entom. Monthl. Mag. III. 1867). ... a genus and species of Psocidae new to Britain (Ent. M. Mag. XXIII, p. ..."

3. Report on Economic Zoology by Frederick Vincent Theobald (1903)
"The Psocidae do much harm to papers, books, and insect collections. ... Many of the Psocidae remain very like the larval stage you send, ie in an apterous ..."

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