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Pale Springtail - Coecobrya tenebricosa

Pale Springtail - Coecobrya tenebricosa
University of Guelph, Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada
Size: 1.5 mm
Very many of these under a flowerpot in a greenhouse. I don't know if they are introduced or not. Photographed 3/20/2009.

Moved from Sinella.


Should this image be placed to Coecobryra?

it would be best to put this image under Coecobrya tenebricosa.
Coecobrya was originally defined as a subgenus of Sinella, but has been raised to genus rank.
I fixed the spelling error... ;-)

Coecobrya tenebricosa
Changed my mind. Sorry, Tim...
Coecobrya is close to Sinella. Given the specimen is eyeless and found in colony under a flowerpot in a greenhouse, it most probably is tenebricosa, a widespread (and possibly introduced) species.

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