Pseudocaeciliidae (Insecta : Psocoptera) from West Malaysia Academic Article uri icon


  • The Pseudocaeciliidae of West Malaysia are reviewed, and 27 new species, belonging to five genera, Lobocaecilius Lee & Thornton (5 new species), Allocaecilius Lee & Thornton (2), Pseudocaecilius Enderlein (3), Heterocaecilius Lee & Thornton (10), and Pseudoscottiella Badonnel (7), are described. Pseudoscottiella, one of two pseudocaeciliid genera with a 2-branched media in the fore wing, is recorded from Malaysia for the first time. The male of Heterocaecilius longipenna Lee & Thornton is described and compared with two specimens of a closely related but yet unnamed species. Additional information on Heterocaecilius kobus Lee & Thornton is provided, and keys to species of all the above genera from West Malaysia given.

publication date

  • 1992