Metylophorus novaescotiae, copyright Katja Schulz.

Belongs within: Psocinae.

Metylophorus is a subcosmopolitan genus of barklice (not known from Australasia) that usually have predominantly brown or grey fore wings and fumose hind wings (New & Lienhard 2007).

Characters (from New & Lienhard 2007): Fore wing Sc ending free in wing membrane; veins Rs and M fused for a short length or meeting at a point; areola postica trapezoidal, basal and distal portions of vein Cu1a not converging strongly towards M.

<==Metylophorus Pearman 1932 L02
    |--*M. nebulosus (Stephens 1836) L02b(see below for synonymy)
    |--M. barretti (Banks 1900) (see below for synonymy) M93
    |--M. bicornutus Li & Yang 1987 L02
    |--M. brevantenninus Li & Yang 1987 L02
    |--M. camptodontus Li & Yang 1992 L02
    |--M. cantaminatus Li & Yang 1987 L02
    |--M. cyclotus Li 2002 L02
    |--M. daedaleus Li 2002 L02
    |--M. diplodurus Li 1992 L02
    |--M. dongbeicus Li 2002 L02
    |--M. elongatus Endang, Thornton & New 2002 NL07
    |--M. giganteus Li 2002 L02
    |--M. hengshanicus Li 2002 L02
    |--M. javensis Endang, Thornton & New 2002 NL07
    |--M. jinciensis Li 2002 L02
    |--M. latespinosus Endang, Thornton & New 2002 NL07
    |--M. lisae Thornton 1984 NL07
    |--M. lobatus Badonnel 1955 B55
    |--M. longicaudatus Li 2002 L02
    |--M. lushanensis Li 2002 L02
    |--M. marmoreus Li & Yang 1988 L02
    |--M. medicornutus Li 2002 L02
    |--M. megistus Li 1997 L02
    |--M. mendax Badonnel 1955 B55
    |--M. novaescotiae (Walker 1853) (see below for synonymy) M93
    |--M. plebius Li 1989 L02
    |--M. pleiotomus Li 2002 L02
    |--M. purus (Walsh 1862) [=Psocus purus; incl. P. genualis Banks 1903, P. lucidus Harris 1869] M93
    |--M. rotundatus Li 1992 L02
    |--M. tricornis Li 1993 L02
    |--M. trivalvis Li 1992 L02
    |--M. uncorneus Li 2002 L02
    |--M. wui Li 1995 L02
    |--M. wuyinicus Li & Yang 1987 L02
    `--M. xizangensis Li & Yang 1987 L02

Metylophorus barretti (Banks 1900) [=Psocus barretti, Psocidus barretti; incl. Psocus hoodi Chapman 1930, Metylophorus hoodi, Psocidus hoodi] M93

*Metylophorus nebulosus (Stephens 1836) L02 [=Psocus nebulosus NL07; incl. P. affinis Rambur 1842 G74, P. nebulososimilis var. amphigerontioides Kolbe 1880 G74, P. fuscipennis Zetterstedt 1840 G74, P. infuscatus Rambur 1842 G74, P. similis Stephens 1836 G74, P. nebulosus var. usambaranus Enderlein 1907 E07, P. variegatus Curtis 1837 non Latreille 1799 G74]

Metylophorus novaescotiae (Walker 1853) [=Psocus novaescotiae; incl. P. contaminatus Hagen 1861 non Stephens 1836, P. hageni Banks 1904, P. perplexus Walsh 1862] 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.

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

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

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