What is another word for book louse?

5 synonyms found


[ bˈʊk lˈa͡ʊs], [ bˈʊk lˈa‍ʊs], [ b_ˈʊ_k l_ˈaʊ_s]

Book louse is a common term referring to tiny insects that are usually found in books and papers at home or in libraries. They are often called psocids and they are harmless to humans. However, they can cause damage to paper materials if their population grows excessively. Synonyms for book louse include paper lice, paper mites, and booklice. These names are used interchangeably and refer to the same insect that thrives in humid and warm conditions. Controlling the humidity and temperature can help prevent the infestation of these insects. Additionally, using insecticides can also keep your books and papers safe from these creatures.

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How to use "Book louse" in context?

The book louse is a small, brown insect that lives on books. It is the vermin that most often causes extensive damage to new and used books. The book louse feeds on cellulose in paper, which causes the paper to tear and the text to become illegible.

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