Psocoptera

Pso·​cop·​tera | \ sōˈkäptərə\

Definition of Psocoptera

: an order of tiny soft-bodied insects that have long antennae, chewing mouthparts, feed on organic matter, are either wingless or have two pairs of wings held over the back like a roof, and include the book lice and bark lice

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History and Etymology for Psocoptera

New Latin, from Psocus genus of book lice + -ptera

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