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Tricholepidion gertschi (relict silverfish)  - Tricholepidion gertschi

Tricholepidion gertschi (relict silverfish) - Tricholepidion gertschi
Benbow, Humboldt County, California, USA
July 12, 2016
Size: Around 10 mm
Last picture of the day. In case anyone was wondering, this specimen is still alive. So alive that I had a hard time getting the little jerk to sit still. (which is why the pics are a bit blurry, sorry about that) I photographed another specimen preserved in alcohol for some more detailed images that were hard to get on the live one. I'll make another post for that guy since it's a different specimen, later.

Also note that all three caudal filaments are broken. A completely intact specimen has caudal filaments about 3 times this length

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Thanks!
Thank you very much!

(In response to your comment on the other picture, I got them mixed up haha)

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