Liposcelis compacta Lienhard, 1990, Lienhard, 1990

Lienhard, Charles & Mifsud, David, 2015, Psocids from Malta (Insecta: Psocodea: ‘ Psocoptera’), with new synonymy for Peripsocus stagnivagus based on the discovery of its first Palaearctic male, Zootaxa 3936 (2), pp. 251-260: 253

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Liposcelis compacta Lienhard, 1990


Liposcelis compacta Lienhard, 1990  

Material examined. Malta, Buskett, 17. v. 1974, 4 ♀ (paratypes), in soil sample, VM.

Notes. This species was previously reported from Malta by Lienhard (1990). It is a Mediterranean species (so far recorded from Algeria, France, Greece, Malta and Spain) associated with soil, ground litter and under-stone habitats ( Lienhard 1990, 1998).