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Photo#106614
springtail - Ceratophysella pratorum

springtail - Ceratophysella pratorum
Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
April 30, 2007
Size: 1.1mm

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Ceratophysella pratorum
Frans, thanks for getting the species identification!

Ceratophysella pratorum
Given 1. the long curved anal spines, and 2. the anal spines are placed on stout papillae, making the spines look even longer.

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If it can be identified to species, that would be the first Ceratophysella to go to species for the guide.

Ceratophysella
definitely. The very long anal spines should give a clue to the species. But I need more time to figure it out...

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