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Collembola - Bourletiella viridescens - female

Collembola - Bourletiella viridescens - Female
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
January 2, 2009
Size: ~1mm
A new one for me. I found it under a piece of maple bark near shore of a lake. Temps were in high 30's to lower 40's F and wet!. Searching through the guide I found the closest match to be Bourletiella hortensis. Am I correct? :^)

No others like it were seen today.

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Collembola - Bourletiella viridescens - female Collembola - Bourletiella viridescens - female Collembola - Bourletiella viridescens - female

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Pseudobourletiella spinata
Female specimen.
Your recent upload settled the issue.

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Could be Bourletiella hortensis
At least the arrangement of spots matches with the description.
But it is quite an aberant colour form. I did not find any green colour forms described in the literature...
Bourletiella hortensis is normally much darker.

 
I don't know...
My white balance and exposure were set correctly. I did very minor adjustments in PP. It cannot be due to incorrect settings. Hmmm...?

The beautiful color caught my eye when I first saw it in my viewfinder.

Thank you for trying to ID Frans, I will leave it on this page for now.

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