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Species Ceratophysella pratorum

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Poduromorpha
Family Hypogastruridae
Genus Ceratophysella
Species pratorum (Ceratophysella pratorum)
Explanation of Names
Author: Packard, 1873
Identification
Given 1. the long curved anal spines, and 2. the anal spines are placed on stout papillae, making the spines look even longer. Comment by Frans Janssens
Range
Nearctic