The Psocidae (Insecta : Psocoptera) of Java and the eastern islands of Indonesia Academic Article uri icon


  • Seventy-one species of Psocoptera : Psocidae are recorded from Java and/or the Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia, and their relationships and distributional affinities are discussed. Keys are given to facilitate identification of all genera and species from Indonesia together with a regional checklist of species. New genera described and illustrated are Anomaloblaste (two new species) and Javablaste (two new species) of the subfamily Amphigerontiinae and Javapsocus (four new species) (Psocinae : Ptyctini). A total of 42 new species are described.


  • Kentjonowati, Endang Sri
  • Thornton, IWB
  • New, TR

publication date

  • 2002