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Globular springtail - Sminthurus mencenbergae

Globular springtail - Sminthurus mencenbergae
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
June 13, 2007
In a wooded area.

Moved from Sminthurus fischeri.

See Frans's comment here:


Sminthurus fischeri
New for Bugguide. Well done, Graham!
Easily separated from other Sminthurus species by the dorsal longitudinal stripes on head and body.

for the ID, Frans. I'm always glad to find new springtails.

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