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springtail - Hydroisotoma schaefferi

springtail - Hydroisotoma schaefferi
El Dorado Park, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
April 16, 2015
On surface of water. Looked interesting.. maybe something in the Isotomidae...?

Moved from Springtails and allies. Thanks for the ID Frans! It's a new one for me. And thanks Emile - these tiny things fascinate me. Especially the semiaquatic ones. Spending a lot of time in aquatic/wetland habitats lately and it seems like there's always something interesting crawling about on the water surface.

What a great photo, of such a small animal, Chris !
And Frans identified it to species !

Hydroisotoma schaefferi

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