Nimbopsocus australis (length about 6.5 mm)
Taxonavigation: Psocetae 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Ordo: Psocodea
Subordo: Psocomorpha
Infraordo: Psocetae

Familia: Myopsocidae
Genera (10): Lichenomima – Lophopterygella – Mouldsia – Myopsocus – Nimbopsocus – Smithersia – Thorntonodes – ?Gyromyus – ?Lophomyus – ?Polygonomyus




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  • Smithers, C.N. 1964: The Myopsocidae (Psocoptera) of Australia. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London (B), 33: 133–138. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1964.tb01627.x
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  • Smithers, C.N. 1978: A new genus of Myopsocidae (Psocoptera) from Queensland. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 17(1): 105–107. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.1978.tb01753.x [not seen]
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  • Thornton, I.W.B.; Browning, J.A. 1992: Myopsocidae (Insecta: Psocoptera) from Java, including a discussion of the known Indonesian fauna. Revue suisse de zoologie, 99(2): 343–367. [not seen]
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