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baby springtails - Podura aquatica

baby springtails - Podura aquatica
Battle Ground, Wolf Park, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
April 30, 2008
Size: 1mm-ish for adults
I've been quite smitten with these little springtails and the last pictures had babies (I'm assuming)as well. What type of springtails could they be?

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baby springtails - Podura aquatica close up of springtails and babies - Podura aquatica


Podura aquatica
Thanks Charley, for bringing these pictures to my attention.

Dear Mudmusher, I would appreciate receiving your permission to use your pictures of Collembola as illustrations at
Credits and copyrights will be provided for each picture used.
Thanks in advance for your cooperation.

Podura aquatica and babies
Woo Hoo! I've made the big time! Of course you may use them!
Do you need any other information? I'm using a CanonPowershot A720IS and I can find the focal length and whatever else if I need to. Thank you

for your kind permission. What I need for completing the credits is your name. The copyright on your picture is out of focus...

My name is Gale Motter. The copyright is from where it was posted on "photo of the day" at I can send you a copy of the picture without any writing on it if that would work better.

Thanks, Gale
for clarifying. I'll use the close-up picture in which most of the specimens are in focus. Feel free to send me any picture that you think might be usefull as illustration for our Collembola website.

I've moved your images
to the "Collembola" section, where Frans Janssens will see them.

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