Checklist of psocids (Order Psocoptera, Class Hexapoda, Phylum Arthropoda, Kingdom Animalia)
that have been reported from Mount Desert Island

compiled by the
Champlain Project - 183 Pleasant Street, Apartment 1 - Canton, Maine  04221
info@vfthomas.com

(updated 10 February 2011)


Below is a working checklist of Mount Desert Island's psocids. Please send corrections and updates to info@vfthomas.com. Photographs are welcome. Thank you.



Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Source (full citation given after this table)
Psocidae Psocus confraternus Banks ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 55., "Duck Brook")
Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 55.)
Psocidae Psocus leidyi Aaron ? Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 56., "Beach [sic] Mt.")
Psocidae Psocus moestus Hagen ? Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 56.)
Psocidae Psocus novaescotiae Walker ? town not given: Procter (1946, p. 56.)
Psocidae Psocus quietus Walsh ? Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 56., "Beach [sic] Mt.")
Psocidae Psocus pollutus Walsh ? Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 56., "Beach [sic] Mt.")
Psocidae Psocus slossonae Banks ? Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 56., "Beach [sic] Mt.")
Psocidae Graphopsocus cruciatus L. ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 56.)
Mesopsocidae Elipsocus canadensis Prov. ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 56.)
Mount Desert: Procter (1946, p. 56., "Long Pond" [see note 1 below])
Tremont: Procter (1946, p. 56., "Seal Cove")
Mesopsocidae Elipsocus unpunctatus Müller ? town?: Procter (1946, p. 56., "Station F407")
Perientomidae Echmepteryx hageni Pack. ? town?: Procter (1946, p. 56., "Station F287")
Trogiidae Lipocelis diviatorius Müller ? town?: Procter (1946, p. 57.)
Trogiidae Leptinotus inquilinus Heyd. ? town?: Procter (1946, p. 57.)
Caeciliidae Caecilius aurantiacus Hagen ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 57., "Witch Hole Pond", "Corfield")
Mount Desert: Procter (1946, p. 57., "Echo Lake")
Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 57.)
Caeciliidae Polypsocus corruptus Hagen ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 57.)
Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 57.)
Caeciliidae Peripsocus madescens Walsh ? Mount Desert: Procter (1946, p. 57., "Long Pond" [see note 1 below])
Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 57.)
Caeciliidae Peripsocus madidus Hagen ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 57., "Witch Hole Pond")
Southwest Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 57., "Beach [sic] Mt.)
Myopsocidae Lichenomima lugens Hagen ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 57., "Salisbury Cove")
Myopsocidae Lichenomima sparsus Hagen ? Bar Harbor: Procter (1946, p. 57., "Duck Brook")


Note:
   1. On the map in the book, only what is now known as Little Long Pond (in Seal Harbor, town of Mount Desert) was labeled "Long Pond". The other pond known today as Long Pond (towns of Mount Desert and Southwest Harbor) was labeled "Great Pond".

Source:
   Procter, William. 1946. Biological Survey of the Mount Desert Region, Part VII. Philadelphia: Wistar Institute.