Tiny bark lice with black and transparent wings, red-orange heads, and striped abdomens. Nymphs are wingless. Bark lice belong to the order Psocoptera--and are beneficial insects that work as cleanup crews for trees by feeding on excess fungi, lichens and other debris found on tree bark.
Hardwood branch in dense mixed hardwood forest
Lat: 34.58, Long: -84.69
Spotted on Sep 9, 2017
Submitted on Sep 13, 2017
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