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Species Neanura magna - Bear-bodied Springtail

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Poduromorpha
Superfamily Neanuroidea
Family Neanuridae
Subfamily Neanurinae
Tribe Neanurini
Genus Neanura
Species magna (Bear-bodied Springtail)
Explanation of Names
Author: MacGillivray, 1893
Size
Largest Neanura in US
Range
Nearctic, northern North America
Remarks
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. Comment by Frans Janssens