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possibly young beetles? very unsure - Oregon - Ptenothrix

possibly young beetles? very unsure - Oregon - Ptenothrix
Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
November 12, 2016
Size: 1 mm or less
Very very small and numerous. They would jump away when provoked. Found on an outside wooden staircase.

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Ptenothrix sp.
An undescribed species. At www.collembola.org we have it tentatively recorded as Ptenothrix sp.3 Janssens & Moorehead.

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

cute, aren't they?
Those are actually globular springtails, Order: Symphypleona. Someone else might be able to get the ID down further.