New records of Dictyopsocus pennicornis (Burmeister) (Psocodea 'Psocoptera': Psocidae: Psocinae)

João Alves Oliveira, Alberto Moreira Silva-Neto, Diego Matheus Mello Mendes, Alfonso Neri García Aldrete


Abstract. First records of Dictyopsocus pennicornis (Burmeister), in the northeastern Brazilian states of Bahia, Ceará and Paraíba, are presented, with biogeographic comments.

Novos registros de Dictyopsocus pennicornis (Burmeister) (Psocodea 'Psocoptera': Psocidae: Psocinae)

Resumo. Os primeiros registros de Dictyopsocus pennicornis (Burmeister), nos estados brasileiros da Bahia, Ceará e Paraíba são apresentados, com comentários biogeográficos.


Bark-Lice; Book-lice; Neotropics, Psocids; Thyrsophorini; Distribuição geográfica; Neotropical; Piolhos de cascas de árvores

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