Amphigerontia contaminata, copyright Mick Talbot.

Belongs within: Amphigerontiinae.

Amphigerontia is a genus of barklice found in Europe and the Americas with further species of uncertain affinities assigned to the genus from other parts of the world (New & Lienhard 2007).

Characters (from New & Lienhard 2007): Ocelli present. Fore wing veins Rs and M connected by a crossvein; discoidal cell wing narrowed posteriorly, externally concave. Male hypandrium with hind margin in three lobes.

<==Amphigerontia Kolbe 1880 L02
    |--*A. bifasciata (Latreille 1799) M93 (see below for synonymy)
    |--A. anchorae Li 1989 [=A. anchonae (l. c.), A. ancorne] L03
    |--A. contaminata (Stephens 1836) [=Psocus contaminatus; incl. P. megastigmus Stephens 1836] M93
    |--A. diffusa Navas 1933 L02
    |--A. feai Ribaga 1908 NL07
    |--A. ficivorella Okamoto 1908 L02
    |--A. guiyangica Li 1990 L02
    |--A. incerta Ribaga 1908 NL07
    |--A. infernicola (Chapman 1930) [=Psocus infernicolus] M93
    |--A. intermedia (Tetens 1891) [=Psocus intermedius] G74
    |--A. jezoensis Okamoto 1907 M03
    |--A. lata Enderlein 1926 NL07
    |--A. lhasaensis Li & Yang 1987 [=A. lhasana, A. lhsasna] L03
    |--A. montivaga (Chapman 1930) [=Psocus montivagus] M93
    |--A. namiana Navás 1920 NL07
    |--A. petiolata (Banks 1918) [=Psocus petiolatus] M93
    |--A. shanxiensis Li 2002 L02
    |--A. sicyoides Li 2002 L02
    |--A. ukingana Enderlein 1902 E07
    |--A. unacrodonta Li 2002 L02
    `--A. voeltzkowi B55

*Amphigerontia bifasciata (Latreille 1799) M93 [=Psocus bifasciatus NL07; incl. P. additus Banks 1918 M93, P. confraternus Banks 1905 M93, Amphigerontia confraterna M93, P. moderatus Banks 1907 M93, A. pearmani Roesler 1943 G74, P. subfasciatus Zetterstedt 1840 M93, A. subnebulosa Kolbe 1880 M93]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B55] Badonnel, A. 1955. Psocoptères de l'Angola. Diamang Publicações Culturais 26: 11–267.

[E07] Enderlein, G. 1907. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und den Umgebenden Massaisteppen Deutsch-Ostafrikas 1905–1906 vol. 15. Corrodentia pt 2. Copeognatha. Almqvist & Wiksells Boktryckeri-A. B.: Uppsala.

[G74] Günther, K. K. 1974. Staubläuse, Psocoptera. Die Tierwelt Deutschlands 61: 1–315.

[L02] Li F. 2002. Psocoptera of China vol. 2. Science Press: Beijing.

[L03] Lienhard, C. 2003. Nomenclatural amendments concerning Chinese Psocoptera (Insecta), with remarks on species richness. Revue Suisse de Zoologie 110 (4): 695–721.

[M93] Mockford, E. L. 1993. North American Psocoptera (Insecta). Sandhill Crane Press, Inc.

[M03] Mockford, E. L. 2003. New species and records of Psocoptera from the Kuril Islands. Mitt. Mus. Nat.kd. Berl., Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 50 (2): 191–230.

[NL07] New, T. R., & C. Lienhard. 2007. The Psocoptera of Tropical South-east Asia. Brill: Leiden.

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