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forma bimaculatus

Globular Springtail - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus Globular Springtail - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus Pretty Springtail - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus? - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus Springtail - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus With a Couple of Spots Missing - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus Globular Springtail, lateral - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus Unknown - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Symphypleona (Globular Springtails)
Superfamily Katiannoidea
Family Katiannidae
Genus Sminthurinus
Species quadrimaculatus (Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus)
No Taxon forma bimaculatus
Remarks
This page was created based on information provided by Frans Janssens regarding those springtail images identified as S. quadrimaculatus forma bimaculatus or S. quadrimaculatus colour form bimaculatus. His remarks are as follows:

"The nearctic species Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus, as the name suggests, has normally 4 white spots on its abdomen. But there exists a rare colour form in which the 2 anterior spots are lacking. This colour form is then called forma bimaculatus." (1)
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