psocopterous insect

Definitions of psocopterous insect
  1. noun
    small soft-bodied insect with chewing mouthparts and either no wings or two pairs
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    psocid
    small winged insect living on the bark and leaves of trees and feeding on e.g. fungi and decaying plant matter
    Liposcelis divinatorius, book louse, booklouse, deathwatch
    minute wingless psocopterous insects injurious to books and papers
    bark louse, bark-louse
    any of several insects living on the bark of plants
    Trogium pulsatorium, common booklouse
    a variety of booklouse
    type of:
    insect
    small air-breathing arthropod
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