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tiny thing - Bourletiella hortensis

tiny thing - Bourletiella hortensis
Northeast Harbor, MDI, Hancock County, Maine, USA
June 1, 2017
Size: <1/16"
I have no idea about these. very tiny, swarming on the surface of a cistern. I can't guess life stage, let alone what kind of insect.


Bourletiella hortensis

Moved from ID Request.

Symphypleona (globular springtail)
Not quite an insect, but still a hexapod. Hopefully an expert can get you more precise ID.

Thanks. Ages ago in college i
Thanks. Ages ago in college in CA I had professor who specialized in springtails. I never thought I would see one.