The Psocoptera of Barrow and Boodie Islands, Western Australia

The Psocoptera of Barrow and Boodie Islands, Western Australia The Psocoptera of Barrow and Boodie Islands, Western Australia C. N. SMITHERS This paper records the first Psocoptera known from Barrow and Boodie Islands, off the west coast of Western Australia. Liposcelis entomophilus (Enderlein), Caecilius sp., Peripsocus fici sp. n. and Barrowia insularis gen. et sp. n. occur on Barrow Island; Cladioneura foliata sp. n. occurs on both Barrow and Boodie Islands. C. N. Smithers, The Australian Museum, College Street, Sydney, N.S.W. Australia, 2000. A collection of Psocoptera was made on Barrow and Boodie Islands, off the west coast of Western Australia (20°46'S 115°24'E), 1-18 May 1982. Descriptions of these semidesert islands, espe- cially Barrow, can be found in Serventy & Mar- shall (1964), Butler (1970; 1975; 1975a) and Bur- bidge & Main (1969). More recent detailed vege- tation studies on Barrow have been made by Buckley (in press). Over forty specimens, repre- senting five species, were collected; visits to the Montebellos, Lowendals and several smaller is- lands near Barrow failed to provide additional ma- terial. The five species which were collected include one new genus and species, two new species in de- scribed genera, one cosmopolitan, described species associated with man and one species, probably new, represented http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Insect Systematics & Evolution Brill

The Psocoptera of Barrow and Boodie Islands, Western Australia

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© 1984 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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1399-560X
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1876-312X
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10.1163/187631284X00181
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The Psocoptera of Barrow and Boodie Islands, Western Australia C. N. SMITHERS This paper records the first Psocoptera known from Barrow and Boodie Islands, off the west coast of Western Australia. Liposcelis entomophilus (Enderlein), Caecilius sp., Peripsocus fici sp. n. and Barrowia insularis gen. et sp. n. occur on Barrow Island; Cladioneura foliata sp. n. occurs on both Barrow and Boodie Islands. C. N. Smithers, The Australian Museum, College Street, Sydney, N.S.W. Australia, 2000. A collection of Psocoptera was made on Barrow and Boodie Islands, off the west coast of Western Australia (20°46'S 115°24'E), 1-18 May 1982. Descriptions of these semidesert islands, espe- cially Barrow, can be found in Serventy & Mar- shall (1964), Butler (1970; 1975; 1975a) and Bur- bidge & Main (1969). More recent detailed vege- tation studies on Barrow have been made by Buckley (in press). Over forty specimens, repre- senting five species, were collected; visits to the Montebellos, Lowendals and several smaller is- lands near Barrow failed to provide additional ma- terial. The five species which were collected include one new genus and species, two new species in de- scribed genera, one cosmopolitan, described species associated with man and one species, probably new, represented

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Insect Systematics & EvolutionBrill

Published: Jan 1, 1984

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