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Springtail? Pauropodan?

Springtail? Pauropodan?
Damascus, Clackamas County, Oregon, USA
February 7, 2016
Size: About 5 mm
Hi, Bugguide

I found this creature on the underside of a log. There were polydesmid and polyzoniid millipedes nearby, and tons of springtails. The individual moved slowly, like a millipede, which made me wonder if it might not be a springtail. Does anybody know what it is?


Images of this individual: tag all
Springtail? Pauropodan? Springtail? Pauropodan?

Moved from ID Request.

Beetle Larva
Can't give you a more specific ID with these images, but it is for sure Coleoptera.

Beetle Larva
Wow! I was way off! Thanks for the id.

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