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Species Dicyrtoma aurata

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Symphypleona (Globular Springtails)
Family Dicyrtomidae
Subfamily Dicyrtominae
Genus Dicyrtoma
Species aurata (Dicyrtoma aurata)
Explanation of Names
Author: Mills, 1934
Identification
1. bright yellow body color
2. darker antennae
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