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Photo#1667455
Yellow globular springtail

Yellow globular springtail
Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
May 28, 2019
One of the largest globulars I've seen so far... which isn't saying much!

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Bourletiellidae

 
Isn't it Bourletiella arvalis
Isn't it Bourletiella arvalis? Seems to fit the best to me.

 
Could be
but I cannot see the diagnostic characteristics.

 
Characteristics
What is characteristic of this species? I remember reading that three dots on the side of the abdomen were which I can see in the first photo.

 
The number of ant.4 subdivisions
How many are there?
The 3 dots are a characteristic for the family. The dots mark the positions of the bothriotricha A, B and C.

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