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Springtail 2

Springtail 2
Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
March 4, 2018
Size: 2-3 mm
Found under a rock

Moved from Seira.

are you sure it's not entomob
are you sure it's not entomobrya unostrigata?

I'm not sure, sorry
IDing Collembola on habitus shots is a garbage in garbage out system : the quality of the ID is related with the quality of the shot.
In this shot it is not really clear what subfamily it is. It seems iridiscent what presence of scales suggest and therefore I suggested Seira. But if you are sure scales are absent it could be Entombrya sp. Possibly unostrigata given you found them all over the place ;-)

E. unostrigata
I do believe it is the quality of the photo effecting the ID of the species


Seira sp.

Moved from ID Request.

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