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Your insect is probably a booklouse or a barklouse


Order: Psocoptera
Body length: 1 - 10mm
Species: World - 3000+, UK - 60

These insects live on tree bark and on the underside of leaves, twigs and branches of trees. Scientists think that there are many more species of barklice left to discover - they are just too tiny to find!

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