Abstract

This paper is part of a study of the Psocoptera of the Melanesian arcs; Psilopsocus manus sp. n. (Psilopsocidae), Lophopterygella spilota sp. n., Mouldsia marmorata sp. n., Phlotodes brunneigena sp. n. and Ph. lineatus sp. n. (Myopsocidae) are described from the Bismarck Archipelago and the male of Myopsocus amplus Smithers and Thornton is illustrated for the first time. From the Solomons are described Phlotodes gregarius sp. n., Ph. megops sp. n. and Ph. anomalus sp. n. and from the New Hebrides are described Ph. platyvalvula sp. n., Ph. hoskinsi sp. n. and Ph. sagitta sp. n. Additional records for described species are given from the Bismarcks and the Solomons and keys provided to the four genera of Myopsocidae and the species of Phlotodes Enderlein from each of the three island groups.

 
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Short Form
Smithers and Thornton, 1979, Rec. Aust. Mus. 32(16): 513–545
Author
C. N. Smithers; I. W. B. Thornton
Year
1979
Title
Psilopsocidae and Myopsocidae (Insecta: Psocoptera) of the Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands and New Hebrides
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
32
Issue
16
Start Page
513
End Page
545
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.32.1979.464
Language
English
Date Published
31 December 1979
Cover Date
31 December 1979
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
INSECTA: PSOCOPTERA; TAXONOMY; NEW GUINEA
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05 January 2009
Available Online
03 March 2009
Reference Number
464
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