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Family Entomobryidae - Slender Springtails

Elongate-bodied springtail - Entomobrya unostrigata Spring Tail - Willowsia nigromaculata Springtail - Entomobrya Collembola - Homidia sauteri Digital Microscope Springtail - Orchesella cincta Entomobrya Springtail - Orchesella villosa Entomobrya atrocincta MALE? - Entomobrya atrocincta - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Entomobryomorpha (Elongate-bodied Springtails)
Superfamily Entomobryoidea
Family Entomobryidae (Slender Springtails)
_ spp. in 23 genera of 5 subfamilies in our area; worldwide, >1,700 spp. in 64 genera of 6 subfamilies (one small subfamily restricted to the Mediterranean & so. Africa)(1)
keys in(2)
worldwide and throughout NA(1)
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the Collembola
2.The nearctic members of the genus Entomobrya (Collembola)
K. Christiansen. 1958. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 118(7): 439-545.