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Collembola - Ceratophysella gibbosa

Collembola - Ceratophysella gibbosa
Norfolk, Virginia, USA
June 7, 2009
Size: ~1mm
Found in a toadstool. Dropped some on the underside of a greenbrier leaf for better background lighting. These have a furca as many of them hopped away when I dropped them on the leaf.

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Collembola - Ceratophysella gibbosa Collembola - Ceratophysella gibbosa

Moved

Ceratophysella gibbosa
Characterised by a mottled appearance with dark antennae, head and last 2 abdominal segments. The diagnostic character is the small middorsal hump on the fifth abdominal segment.

 
Thanks Frans...
No images in BG yet, but I see Jim McClarin has created a page nearly two years in advance :^) Thanks Jim!

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