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Springtail - Entomobrya unostrigata

Springtail - Entomobrya unostrigata
Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
June 6, 2008
Size: ~ 3 mm
Seen on the side of a building in the afternoon, moving quickly.


Entomobrya unostrigata
Family = Entomobryidae.

Thank you
Thanks Frans!

Spring spring!!
Springtail belong to the Collembola Order. They usually infest areas with overwatering issues,they usually feed on fungus and almost any organic deaying vegetation. If you try to get one.. they will Jump.

Mario, thanks I had no idea what this was!

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