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Genus Kalaphorura

Springtail - Kalaphorura
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Poduromorpha
Superfamily Onychiuroidea
Family Onychiuridae
Subfamily Onychiurinae
Tribe Hymenaphorurini
Genus Kalaphorura
Explanation of Names
Kalaphorura) Absolon 1901
From Greek καλός (kalos, beautiful) and the genus name Aphorura.
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area (BG data), 10 spp. total(1)
Remarks
A European genus with elongate sixth abdominal segment, known from North America by one photo on BugGuide.
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