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Species Trigoniophthalmus alternatus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Microcoryphia (Bristletails)
Family Machilidae (Jumping Bristletails)
Subfamily Machilinae
Genus Trigoniophthalmus
Species alternatus (Trigoniophthalmus alternatus)
Explanation of Names
Trigoniophthalmus alternatus (Silvestri 1904)
Identification
In ne. US, this is the only species with small, nearly triangular lateral ocelli.
Range
Native to so. Europe, introduced to ne. North America prior to 1911; current range map(1)
Remarks
North American population is parthenogenetic