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Lepinotus patruelis - wings lost One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):<br />
Nymph:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63730/lepinotus_patruelis_-_nymph.html" title="Lepinotus patruelis - nymph"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/63730_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1553126410&Signature=xHoILFcFz9ElMY64DJA9l8Ke1Qg%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Lepinotus patruelis - nymph One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):<br />
Nymph:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63730/lepinotus_patruelis_-_nymph.html<br />
Young adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63728/lepinotus_patruelis_-_on_paper.html<br />
Medium aged adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63727/lepinotus_patruelis.html<br />
Older adult with wings lost:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63729/lepinotus_patruelis_no_wings.html Barklouse,Lepinotus,Lepinotus patruelis,Psocoptera,Trogiidae,nymph" /></a></figure><br />
Young adult:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63728/lepinotus_patruelis_-_on_paper.html" title="Lepinotus patruelis - on paper"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/63728_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1553126410&Signature=8PCE9q9Xz6TJxc10h%2BiWs4%2FhM48%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Lepinotus patruelis - on paper One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):<br />
Nymph:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63730/lepinotus_patruelis_-_nymph.html<br />
Young adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63728/lepinotus_patruelis_-_on_paper.html<br />
Medium aged adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63727/lepinotus_patruelis.html<br />
Older adult with wings lost:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63729/lepinotus_patruelis_no_wings.html Barklouse,Lepinotus,Lepinotus patruelis,Psocoptera,Trogiidae" /></a></figure><br />
Medium aged adult:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63727/lepinotus_patruelis.html" title="Lepinotus patruelis"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/63727_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1553126410&Signature=gwcMr16t%2Fs25hGabdmR5R%2B23QjE%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Lepinotus patruelis One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):<br />
Nymph:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63730/lepinotus_patruelis_-_nymph.html<br />
Young adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63728/lepinotus_patruelis_-_on_paper.html<br />
Medium aged adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63727/lepinotus_patruelis.html<br />
Older adult with wings lost:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63729/lepinotus_patruelis_no_wings.html Barklouse,Lepinotus,Lepinotus patruelis,Psocoptera,Trogiidae" /></a></figure><br />
Older adult with wings lost:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63729/lepinotus_patruelis_-_wings_lost.html" title="Lepinotus patruelis - wings lost"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/63729_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1553126410&Signature=aBtHxADVm4ZZVRdi8Hl2nEarvw8%3D" width="200" height="150" alt="Lepinotus patruelis - wings lost One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):<br />
Nymph:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63730/lepinotus_patruelis_-_nymph.html<br />
Young adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63728/lepinotus_patruelis_-_on_paper.html<br />
Medium aged adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63727/lepinotus_patruelis.html<br />
Older adult with wings lost:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63729/lepinotus_patruelis_no_wings.html Barklouse,Lepinotus,Lepinotus patruelis,Psocoptera,Trogiidae" /></a></figure> Barklouse,Lepinotus,Lepinotus patruelis,Psocoptera,Trogiidae Click/tap to enlarge

Lepinotus patruelis - wings lost

One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):
Nymph:

Lepinotus patruelis - nymph One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):<br />
Nymph:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63730/lepinotus_patruelis_-_nymph.html<br />
Young adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63728/lepinotus_patruelis_-_on_paper.html<br />
Medium aged adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63727/lepinotus_patruelis.html<br />
Older adult with wings lost:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63729/lepinotus_patruelis_no_wings.html Barklouse,Lepinotus,Lepinotus patruelis,Psocoptera,Trogiidae,nymph

Young adult:
Lepinotus patruelis - on paper One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):<br />
Nymph:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63730/lepinotus_patruelis_-_nymph.html<br />
Young adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63728/lepinotus_patruelis_-_on_paper.html<br />
Medium aged adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63727/lepinotus_patruelis.html<br />
Older adult with wings lost:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63729/lepinotus_patruelis_no_wings.html Barklouse,Lepinotus,Lepinotus patruelis,Psocoptera,Trogiidae

Medium aged adult:
Lepinotus patruelis One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):<br />
Nymph:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63730/lepinotus_patruelis_-_nymph.html<br />
Young adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63728/lepinotus_patruelis_-_on_paper.html<br />
Medium aged adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63727/lepinotus_patruelis.html<br />
Older adult with wings lost:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63729/lepinotus_patruelis_no_wings.html Barklouse,Lepinotus,Lepinotus patruelis,Psocoptera,Trogiidae

Older adult with wings lost:
Lepinotus patruelis - wings lost One of the smaller species, often found in our homes. The adults have rudimentary fore wings, but can easily loose those, making them look like nymphs again. Generally the older specimen are darker though. Here is a short series of specimen from one population roughly in order of age (I guess):<br />
Nymph:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63730/lepinotus_patruelis_-_nymph.html<br />
Young adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63728/lepinotus_patruelis_-_on_paper.html<br />
Medium aged adult:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63727/lepinotus_patruelis.html<br />
Older adult with wings lost:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/63729/lepinotus_patruelis_no_wings.html Barklouse,Lepinotus,Lepinotus patruelis,Psocoptera,Trogiidae

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''Lepinotus patruelis'' is a brown coloured species of Psocoptera from Trogiidae family.

Similar species: Booklice
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jul 27, 2018.