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Photo#100657
springtail - Ptenothrix beta

springtail - Ptenothrix beta
Las Trampas Regional Park, Contra Costa County, California, USA
March 30, 2007
Size: approx. 2mm (or less)
Found under bark on a standing dead tree, along with some fungus (the white stuff in the photos).

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Ptenothrix beta
Sorry, Joyce, but I changed my mind...

 
Ptenothrix beta
No problem -- I'm appreciative of all efforts to sort these guys out to species!
Do you think this one is Ptenothrix beta as well?

 
Ptenothrix beta
Indeed. Good point!

 
Ptenothrix beta
Thanks again. :)

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Moved from Ptenothrix.

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Ptenothrix cf. renateae
Family = Dicyrtomidae.
The well in focus left antennae reveals
1. the short pointed 4th antennal segment (typical for Dicyrtomidae)
2. the subsegmented apical part of the 3rd antennal segment (typical for Ptenothrix).
The dorsal pattern resembles that of P. renateae.

 
thanks Frans
for the ID and the details that brought you to it.

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