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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Order Entomobryomorpha - Elongate-bodied Springtails

Springtail dark blue humpback springtail - Lepidocyrtus blind myrmecophile - Cyphoderus similis Collembola - Orchesella bulba springtail - Orchesella hexfasciata Blue Bark Bugs - Vertagopus arboreus Springtail - Americabrya arida Entomobryomorpha - Entomobrya nivalis
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
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)
Abdominal segmentation dorsally distinct. Prothoracic dorsal setae absent. Prothoracic tergite indistinct. Trunk always elongate(1)
worldwide and throughout NA(1)