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Valenzuela flavidus

I can not understand why iSpot is not accepting Valenzuela flavidus as the correct identification for the depiction of this obeservation..?

Full Taxonomic Tree*
Kingdom: Animalia
Subkingdom: Eumetazoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocoptera
Suborder: Psocomorpha
Infraorder: Caeciliusetae
Family: Caeciliusidae
Subfamily: Caeciliusinae
Tribe: Coryphacini
Genus: Valenzuela
Species: flavidus

*N.B. No Psocidae, has the nomenclature changed..??

National Barkfly Recording Scheme (Britain and Ireland), Valensuela flavidus data.

National Barkfly Recording Scheme (Britain and Ireland) home page.

Psocidae is a family classification in the order Psocoptera. (I knew that), seriously, it was seeing it used by an authority as the order, that got me confused.

Still on a learning curve,


In memory of Bob Saville, my mentor, and inspiration in the field of Psocoptera