Myopsocus eatoni, copyright Katja Schulz.

Belongs within: Psocetae.

The Myopsocinae are a group of barklice of the Myopsocidae in which the hind wing has veins Rs and M fused for a length, and the outer edge of the fore wing is not curved (Li 2002). In the genus Smithersia, males bear a posterior U-shaped extension on the phallosome while females have the distal apical lobe on the subgenital plate tapered to a short rounded apex, whereas Myopsocus lack a posterior extension on the phallosome in males while females have a narrow tapered apical process on the subgenital plate with apical setae (New & Lienhard 2007).

    |--Smithersia Thornton in Thornton & Browning 1992L03 [incl. Polygonomyus Li 2002L02, PloygonomyusL02, PolyonomyusL03]
    |    |--*S. hermosa (Banks 1920) [=Psocus hermosus]NL07
    |    |--S. angusta (Vaughan, Thornton & New 1991)NL07
    |    |--S. hermosoides (Vaughan, Thornton & New 1991)NL07
    |    |--S. newi Thornton in Thornton & Browning 1992NL07
    |    |--S. scapiformis (Li 2002) [=Polygonomyus scapiformis]L03
    |    |--S. sexangula (Li 2002) [=Polygonomyus sexangulus]L03
    |    `--S. sinica (Li 2002) [=*Polygonomyus sinicus]L03
    `--Myopsocus Hagen 1866 [incl. Phlotodes Enderlein 1910, Rhaptoneura Enderlein 1910]L02
         |--*M. unduosus (Hagen 1859) [=Psocus unduosus]NL07
         |--‘Rhaptoneura’ africana Badonnel 1955B55
         |--‘Phlotodes’ angolensis Badonnel 1955B55
         |--M. angulatus Vaughan, Thornton & New 1991NL07
         |--M. angustusS95
         |--M. antillanus (Mockford 1974) [=Phlotodes antillanus]M93
         |--M. apicalis (Thornton 1984)NL07
         |--‘Phlotodes’ australisGE05
         |--M. bakeri Banks 1916NL07
         |--M. bomasa (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--M. brunneigena (Smithers & Thornton 1979)NL07
         |--M. brunneipes Smithers 1995NL07
         |--M. cameruna Enderlein 1903M74, B55 [=Lichenomima camerunaB55]
         |--M. clypeofasciatus Mockford 1974M74
         |--‘Phlotodes’ congolensisB55
         |--M. corticola Vaughan, Thornton & New 1991NL07
         |--‘Phlotodes’ cubanus Mockford 1974M74
         |--M. dentatus (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--*Rhaptoneura’ disparNL07
         |--M. eatoni McLachlan 1880L98 [=Rhaptoneura eatoniM93; incl. M. eatoni var. europaeus Ribaga 1907L98]
         |--M. enderleini Banks 1913NL07
         |--M. fasciatusM74
         |--M. fenestratus (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07 [=Phlotodes fenestratusS95]
         |--M. gressitti (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--M. griseipennisS70
         |--M. hermosoidesS95
         |--M. horripilis Lienhard 2004NL07
         |--M. intermediaM74
         |--M. javensis Vaughan, Thornton & New 1991NL07
         |--M. kolbei Enderlein 1903 [=*Phlotodes kolbei]NL07
         |--M. lineatus (Smithers & Thornton 1979)NL07
         |--M. lombokensis (Thornton 1984)NL07
         |--M. longigena (Enderlein 1926)NL07
         |--M. loriai Ribaga 1908NL07
         |--M. luteolus (Banks 1920)NL07
         |--M. maculatus (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--M. marginatus (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--M. minutus (Mockford 1974) [=Phlotodes minutus]M93
         |--M. mjoebergi (Karny 1925)NL07
         |--M. palauensis Thornton, Lee & Chui 1972L02
         |--M. paulianiM74
         |--M. peltatus (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--M. pilipes (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--M. platyvalvula (Smithers & Thornton 1979)NL07
         |--M. preclarus (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07 [=Phlotodes preclarusS95]
         |--M. pulchellus (Banks 1920)NL07
         |--M. rimosus (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--M. scabiosus (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--M. schoutedeniM74
         |--M. spatulatus Thornton in Thornton & Browning 1992NL07
         |--M. thecatus (New & Thornton 1976)NL07
         |--M. toxeres (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         |--M. venustus (Smithers & Thornton 1974)NL07
         `--M. yunnanicus Li 2002L02

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B55] Badonnel, A. 1955. Psocoptères de l’Angola. Diamang Publicações Culturais 26: 11–267.

[GE05] Grimaldi, D., & M. S. Engel. 2005. Evolution of the Insects. Cambridge University Press: New York.

[L02] Li F. 2002. Psocoptera of China vol. 2. Science Press: Beijing.

[L98] Lienhard, C. 1998. Faune de France. France et Régions Limitrophes. 83. Psocoptères Euro-Méditerranéens. Fédération Française des Sociétés de Sciences Naturelles: Paris.

[L03] Lienhard, C. 2003. Nomenclatural amendments concerning Chinese Psocoptera (Insecta), with remarks on species richness. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110 (4): 695–721.

[M74] Mockford, E. L. 1974. Records and descriptions of Cuban Psocoptera. Entomologica Americana 48 (2): 103–215.

[M93] Mockford, E. L. 1993. North American Psocoptera (Insecta). Sandhill Crane Press, Inc.

[NL07] New, T. R., & C. Lienhard. 2007. The Psocoptera of Tropical South-east Asia. Brill: Leiden.

[S70] Smithers, C. N. 1970. Psocoptera (psocids, booklice). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers pp. 367–375. Melbourne University Press.

[S95] Smithers, C. N. 1995. Psocoptera (Insecta) of Christmas Island. Invertebrate Taxonomy 9: 529–561.

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