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Family Paronellidae

Springtail - Cyphoderus similis blind myrmecophile - Cyphoderus similis Elongate-bodied Springtail - Salina banksi Elongate-bodied Springtail - Salina banksi Elongate-bodied Springtail  - Salina banksi Cyphoderus similis Entomobryidae? - Salina beta Cyphoderus similis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Entomobryomorpha (Elongate-bodied Springtails)
Superfamily Entomobryoidea
Family Paronellidae
Numbers
2 subfamilies (Paronellinae: mostly Indo-Pacific, 5 tribes, 3 in our area; Cyphoderinae worldwide, 1 genus in our area), with ? spp. in 5 genera in our area and >500 spp. in 40 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide; in NA, more diverse in the west and FL(1)