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Springtail - Entomobrya

Springtail - Entomobrya
Boulder, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
February 14, 2018
Size: ~2mm


Entomobrya sp.
Could be E. zona.

E. zona
is that species known to exist east of the rocky mountains? Specifically the front range of Colorado?

It is a high mountain species
Originally found in 1980 in Wyoming at 10.000 feet. Later also recorded from California, Colorado (Gunnison Co., Gothic at 9600 feet), New Mexico.
Quite a rare species. Only 2 publications : 1980 and 1998.

E. zona
There we go I'm far below that elevation at a little over 5,400 ft

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