Everything You Need To Know About A Book-Lice Infestation

booklice illustration

If you have found tiny, pale-colored insects crawling around in your home, it can be quite disturbing. So, we're going to skip over the scientific data on these pests, like the fact that they are of the order psocoptera and that the staples of their diet are fungi, algae, lichen, and organic detritus, and get right to what matters most. Continue

What Are Booklice?

How To Get Rid Of Booklice

Have you ever wondered what booklice are? They are actually psocids, which are minute insects that feed on fungi or mold. Although booklice superficially resemble some lice species, they are not true lice. They measure between 1/32 and 1/8 of an inch long; they have soft bodies and resemble termite workers. Booklice often have 4 wings and the front wings are larger than the hind wings. Why do you have booklice in your Mid-Missouri home? The St. Louis pest… Continue



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