Uncovering the diversity of the neotropical genus Elaphopsocus ('Psocoptera': Psocidae: Amphigerontiinae): from one to ten species.

  title={Uncovering the diversity of the neotropical genus Elaphopsocus ('Psocoptera': Psocidae: Amphigerontiinae): from one to ten species.},
  author={Cristian Rom{\'a}n‐Palacios and Ranulfo Gonz{\'a}lez Obando and Alfonso N. Garc{\'i}a Aldrete},
  volume={4162 2},
For 75 years, the genus Elaphopsocus was considered a monotypic lineage of neotropical psocids. As a result of recent work in South America, this genus presently includes seven species from Brazil and Colombia. We here describe three new species from the East Colombian high Andes. 
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Both morphological and Molecular data provide strong support for monophyly of Kaindipsocinae and molecular data support a sister relationship between this subfamily and the rest of Psocidae.
A new species of Steleops Enderlein, and a Colombian record of S. pulcher New (Psocodea: ‘Psocoptera’: Psocidae)
The forewings and antennae are sexually dimorphic, and the head pattern of coloration, as well as the genital structure, separates Steleops buitrerensis n.
Systematics and biogeography of the New World species of Trichadenotecnum Enderlein (Insecta: Psocodea: ‘Psocoptera’: Psocidae)
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Psocoptera (Insecta): world catalogue and bibliography.
North American Psocoptera (Insecta)
The genus Elaphopsocus Roesler (Psocodea: Zootaxa
  • 2015