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Family Onychiuridae

What is it?  - Hymenaphorura cocklei Onychiuridae Unknown Springtail Springtails: Onychiurus or Folsomia? Lawn springtails Springtail Protaphorura sp.? - Heteraphorura subtenuis Tiny white bugs
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Poduromorpha
Superfamily Onychiuroidea
Family Onychiuridae
Numbers
~?40 spp. in 27 genera of 2 subfamilies in our area(1) (a single sp. of Lophognathellinae, the rest are in Onychiurinae), close to 600 spp. in >50 genera worldwide, arranged in 3 subfamilies(2)
Remarks
a member of the superfamily Onychiuroidea that includes 2 more families, both also represented in our area(2) (but not yet in the guide)