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Color Changing Springtail - Seira

Color Changing Springtail - Seira
Washougal, Clark County, Washington, USA
November 20, 2018
Size: 1mm
The color of this springtail changed from silver to gold to a light blue, possibly depending on the angle and light.

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Seira sp.
The body of Seira is covered by small translucent scales. These produce metallic iridisation effects. As you have demonstrated.

 
Amazing!
Thank you so much for the ID and explanation, Frans!

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