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Springtail - Entomobrya atrocincta

Springtail - Entomobrya atrocincta
Agoura Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
April 15, 2016
A pretty decent sized springtail.


Entomobrya atrocincta sensu Katz & al 2015, female

I see a bunch of the more obvious orange ones in the same habitat.

the orange ones are the males. Feel free to upload a shot to confirm/complete the IDy.

Will do
funny, I have them down as "nr. nigrocincta" rather than atrocincta. Don't remember what that meant.

It means:
before the revision of Katz & al 2015 these specimens were tentativelly called nr nigrocincta given they resembled the European E. nigrocincta.

Yeah I understand the concept of "nr.", just not in this sense. So any previous "nr nigrocincta" are now atrocincta?

Quite right
pre 2015 nr nigrocincta specimens are now called atrocincta sensu Katz & al 2015.

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