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Order Entomobryomorpha - Elongate-bodied Springtails

springtail - Orchesella celsa Blue Springtails - Vertagopus arboreus Orange blur - Entomobrya atrocincta - male Willowsia buski? - Willowsia buski Springtail with yellow stripe across the shoulder - Entomobrya clitellaria Springtail - Entomobrya nivalis Lepidocyrtus paradoxus Springtail - Lepidocyrtus cinereus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Entomobryomorpha (Elongate-bodied Springtails)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Entomobryomorpha Börner 1913
Numbers
the largest collembolan order, with _ spp. in _ genera of 7 families in our area; worldwide, >3,800 spp. in >230 genera of 8 families, arranged into 4 superfamilies (all represented in our area but one monotypic Madagascan family)(1)
Identification
Abdominal segmentation dorsally distinct. Prothoracic dorsal setae absent. Prothoracic tergite indistinct. Trunk always elongate(1)
Range
worldwide and throughout NA(1)