Biology:Elipsocus pumilis

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Short description: Species of booklouse

Elipsocus pumilis
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Psocodea
Family: Elipsocidae
Genus: Elipsocus
E. pumilis
Binomial name
Elipsocus pumilis
(Hagen, 1861)

Elipsocus pumilis is a species of Psocoptera from the Elipsocidae family that can be found in Great Britain and Ireland. They also live in countries like Austria, Benelux, Bulgaria, France , Germany , Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Poland , Romania, Spain , Switzerland , and Scandinavia.[1] The species are black coloured.[2]


The species feed on fruits of various kind including horse chestnut, lime, and rowan. It also feeds on trees such as alder, ash, beech, birch, bird cherry, blackthorn, broom, Chinese juniper, elder, fir, hawthorn, hazel, honeysuckle, juniper, larch, pine, sycamore, sea buckthorn, spruce, willow, and yew.[2]


Wikidata ☰ Q5361311 entry