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Minute purplish spingtails on fungi after rain - Pseudachorutes

Minute purplish spingtails on fungi after rain - Pseudachorutes
Mission Viejo, Orange County, California, USA
January 18, 2019
Size: ~0.5 mm
I photographed these minute yellow beads after it rained.
They appear to be yellow spot fungi (Nectria peziza).
I hadn't noticed the fauna until I looked at the image on a monitor.

Do these springtails belong in the family Hypogastruridae ?
Could they be Xenylla ?

Is the tiny reddish one a juvenile of the same species ?

I'll create a separate post for the larger arthropod on the left.

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Minute purplish spingtails on fungi after rain - Pseudachorutes Minute purplish spingtails on fungi after rain - Pseudachorutes

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Pseudachorutes sp.
Note pointed mouthcone in the small pink specimen, which is a juvenile indeed.

 
Thanks, Frans !!
(I don't see the mouthcone though; only the relatively huge antennae on the juvenile ...)

 
The mouthcone ...
is the white triangular spot inbetween the 2 antennae. Pointing downwards.

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