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Bear-Bodied Springtail (Morulina multatuberculata) - Neanura magna

Bear-Bodied Springtail (Morulina multatuberculata) - Neanura magna
Lebanon, Linn County, Oregon, USA
March 23, 2009
Size: ~0.5cm

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Bear-Bodied Springtail (Morulina multatuberculata) - Neanura magna Bear-Bodied Springtail (Morulina multatuberculata) - Neanura magna

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Neanura magna
Although the specimen resembles Morulina at first sight, it turns out to be Neanura magna. The largest Neanura species in the USA.
See other picture.

 
Wow,
I can't believe you missed one, until now of course, on my flickr page! Good job! So what gave it away as a Neanura? Was it the size that first led to suspicion of this species?

 
oops
Never mind, you pretty much answered that under the other photo.

 
By the way, do these normally
By the way, do these normally secrete a milky substance from their back?

 
Neanura does not...
secrete a milky substance from their back. Members of Brachystomellidae do have reflex bleeding and members of Onychiuridae produce a repellant secretion as defense.

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