Check List 12(6): e19614, doi: 10.15560/12.6.2012
First record of the genus Dorypteryx Aaron, 1883 (Psocoptera: Psyllipsocidae) in South America: Dorypteryx domestica (Smithers, 1958) in Arequipa, Peru
expand article infoJosé Cerdeña
‡ Museo Historia Natural Universidad San Agustin, Arequipa, Peru
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Dorypteryx domestica (Smithers, 1958) previously known from Africa, Europe, North America, and Australia is recorded from an urban area in southern Peru. This is the first record of the genus Dorypteryx Aaron, 1883 in continental South America. The species was found in a private building, recently constructed.
psocids; introduced species; domestic pests