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

Familia: Elipsocidae
Subfamiliae (3): Elipsocinae - Propsocinae - ?Yuntapsocinae
[source: Schmidt & New (2004)]
Overview of genera (31)

Antarctopsocus – Ausysium – Clinopsocus – Cretapsocus – Cuneopalpus – Diademadrilus – Elipsocus – Euryphallus – Gondwanapsocus – Hemineura – Kilauella – Metelipsocus – Nepiomorpha – Nothopsocus – Onychophallus – Paedomorpha – Palistreptus – Pentacladus – Prionotodrilus – Propsocus – Pseudopsocus – Psocophloea – Reuterella – Roesleria – Sandrapsocus – Spilopsocus – Telmopsocus – Villopsocus – Weddellopsocus – Yuntapsocus – ?Drymopsocus

[source: Schmidt & New (2004)]

Elipsocidae Kolbe, 1882


Schmidt, E.R.; New, T.R. 2004: A systematic and phylogenetic revision of the family Elipsocidae (Insecta: Psocoptera), with the erection of two new families: Lesneiidae and Sabulopsocidae. Invertebrate systematics 18(2): 157-213. DOI: 10.1071/IS03019 Paywall.
Smithers, C.N. 1963: The Elipsocidae (Psocoptera) of Australia. Pacific insects, 5(4): 885–898. [Publication date: 'December 30, 1963', sourced from first page of article] BUGZ PDF
Smithers, C.N. 1997: An apterous, possibly phragmotic new species representing a new genus and subfamily of Elipsocidae (Psocoptera) from South Australia. Entomologica scandinavica 28(1): 97-101. DOI: 10.1163/187631297X00204 Paywall.


Australian Faunal Directory
Bess, Emilie and Kevin P. Johnson. 2009. Elipsocidae. Version 25 March 2009 (under construction). in The Tree of Life Web Project,
Psocodea Species File [misleading subfamily classification!]

Elipsocidae is a family of Psocodea (formerly Psocoptera) belonging to the infraorder Homilopsocidea.[1] Members of the family have a free areola postica. Many species are apterous (without wings). The family includes about 130 species in more than 30 genera.

These 32 genera belong to the family Elipsocidae:

Antarctopsocus c g
Ausysium c g
Clinopsocus c g
Cuneopalpus Badonnel, 1943 i c g b
Diademadrilus c g
Drymopsocus Smithers, 1963 c g
Elipsocus Hagen, 1866 i c g b
Euryphallus c g
Gondwanapsocus c g
Hemineura c g
Kilauella c g
Metelipsocus c g
Nepiomorpha Pearman, 1936 i c g
Nothopsocus c g
Onychophallus c g
Paedomorpha c g
Palistreptus c g
Palmicola Mockford, 1955 i c g
Pentacladus c g
Prionotodrilus c g
Propsocus McLachlan, 1866 i c g b
Pseudopsocus c g
Psocophloea c g
Reuterella Enderlein, 1903 i c g b
Roesleria c g
Sandrapsocus c g
Sinelipsocus c g
Spilopsocus c g
Telmopsocus c g
Villopsocus c g
Weddellopsocus c g
Yuntapsocus c g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[2] c = Catalogue of Life,[3] g = GBIF,[4] b =[5]

Johnson, Kevin P.; Smith, Vincent S. (2021). "Psocodea species file online, Version 5.0". Retrieved 2021-11-05.
"Elipsocidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
"Browse Elipsocidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
"Elipsocidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-01.

"Elipsocidae Family Information". Retrieved 2018-05-01.

Lienhard, C. & Smithers, C. N. 2002. Psocoptera (Insecta): World Catalogue and Bibliography. Instrumenta Biodiversitatis, vol. 5. Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Genève.

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