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Psocidae nymph, possibly T. majus Tiny nymph of a Barklouse (Psocoptera) in the family Psocidae. The nymphs of some species secrete a &quot;glue&quot; that makes all sorts of particles of algae and dirt stick to their body for camouflage. One such species would be Trichadenotecnum majus that I found on the same tree (the only adult Psocidae on the tree and I searched the whole stem thoroughly). So chances are pretty good that the nymph belongs to this species :o)<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/54178/trichadenotecnum_majus.html" title="Trichadenotecnum majus"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/54178_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1576713610&Signature=RbqPXH9%2B6V%2Flgl2joaSZ0RaYyBk%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Trichadenotecnum majus Another species of Barklouse (Psocoptera) found under patchy bark of a Plane tree (Platanus) Barklouse,Geotagged,Netherlands,Psocidae,Psocoptera,Trichadenotecnum,Trichadenotecnum majus" /></a></figure> Camouflage,Geotagged,Netherlands,Nymph,Psocidae,Psocoptera,Trichadenotecnum,Trichadenotecnum majus Click/tap to enlarge

Psocidae nymph, possibly T. majus

Tiny nymph of a Barklouse (Psocoptera) in the family Psocidae. The nymphs of some species secrete a "glue" that makes all sorts of particles of algae and dirt stick to their body for camouflage. One such species would be Trichadenotecnum majus that I found on the same tree (the only adult Psocidae on the tree and I searched the whole stem thoroughly). So chances are pretty good that the nymph belongs to this species :o)

Trichadenotecnum majus Another species of Barklouse (Psocoptera) found under patchy bark of a Plane tree (Platanus) Barklouse,Geotagged,Netherlands,Psocidae,Psocoptera,Trichadenotecnum,Trichadenotecnum majus

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Trichadenotecnum majus is a species of Barklouse in the family Psocidae. It is widespread but not recorded very often.

Similar species: Booklice
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Oct 13, 2017. Captured in Turfkade 15-16, 8701 Bolsward, Netherlands.