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Springtails - Sminthurides aquaticus

Springtails - Sminthurides aquaticus
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
May 6, 2009
Founds these on the edge of my pond.

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Sminthurides aquaticus
Close, Natalie.
But note: not Sminthuridae but Sminthurididae.
Sminthurididae are much smaller than Sminthuridae and are sexually dimorphic. Look out for the much smaller males with modified clasping antennae.

 
Thanks Frans!
You always give such useful info on springtails. They're such cute little critters I always enjoy learning new things about them :)

Check out Family Sminthuridae

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