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Bark Louse - Valenzuela flavidus
Bark Louse - Valenzuela flavidus

Valenzuela flavidus
Valenzuela flavidus belong to the genus Valenzuela, in the order booklice (Psocoptera), the suborder Psocomorpha, the infraorder Caeciliusetae, the superfamily Caeciliusoidea, the family Caeciliusidae, the subfamily Caeciliusinae and the tribe Coryphacini. This booklice species is common and widespread throughout the world.
Barkfly - Valenzuela flavidus - Top view
Barkfly - Valenzuela flavidus - Top view
Valenzuela flavidus live on various plants, tree trunks and tree bark. They feed, amongst other things, on fungus. They have a life expectancy of up to 12 weeks. Females are capable of laying up to 120 eggs in a lifetime. When conditions are favourable (in buildings) they can produce up to 8 new generations.

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1. Bark Louse - Valenzuela flavidus
2. Barkfly - Valenzuela flavidus - Top view
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