Liposcelis nasus

Mockford, Edward L. & Krushelnycky, Paul D., 2008, New species and records of Liposcelis Motschulsky (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae) from Hawaii with first description of the male of Liposcelis bostrychophila Badonnel, Zootaxa 1766, pp. 53-68: 60

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.182025

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Liposcelis nasus
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Key to the species of the Liposcelis nasus   complex (females)

1. A conspicuous red-brown spot on each side of each abdominal tergum 3–9 ............................. L. deltachi  

-. Abdominal terga uniformly pale to medium brown in color...................................................................... 2

2. Length of head: greatest width of head ~ 1.13–1.27; postyclypeus little, if any, darker than rest of head. 3

-. Length: greatest width of head <1.00; postclypeus darker than rest of head ................................ L. nasus  

3. Larger and darker species, body length 1.24–1.44 mm; with 2 pns ............................... L. maunakea   sp. n.

-. Smaller and paler sp., body length 1.18–1.24 mm; with a single pns (sometimes a smaller seta in the row) ..................................................................................................................................... L. volcanorum   sp. n.