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Species Neosminthurus richardsi

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Symphypleona (Globular Springtails)
Superfamily Sminthuroidea
Family Sminthuridae
Subfamily Sphyrothecinae
Genus Neosminthurus
Species richardsi (Neosminthurus richardsi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neosminthurus richardsi Snider 1978
Explanation of Names
"The species is named for Dr W.R. Richards who did a revision of the Sminthuridae of the world in 1968." -- Frans Janssens
Identification
Short flattened dorsal setae, uniform body color -- Frans Janssens
Remarks
A close relative of N. clavatus