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Elongate-bodied Springtail - Isotoma viridis

Elongate-bodied Springtail - Isotoma viridis
Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
January 12, 2008
Size: 2mm
I wasn't sure if this was Iso*tom*us or Is*otom*urus. Found under a board under my cherry tree.


Isotoma viridis
Isotoma, given one can see macrosetae on many body segments.
In Isotomurus, macrosetae are only available at the terminal body segments.
I assume it is viridis, although this specimen is quite yellow. But viridis is know for its variability in colour.

I was guessing viridis, because of the number of "regular" green ones under the same board.

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