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Species Petrobius brevistylus

Machilidae: Petrobius brevistylus - Petrobius brevistylus Bristletail IMG_0743 - Petrobius brevistylus Bristletail IMG_0743 - Petrobius brevistylus Bristletail IMG_0743 - Petrobius brevistylus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Microcoryphia (Bristletails)
Family Machilidae (Jumping Bristletails)
Subfamily Petrobiinae
Genus Petrobius
Species brevistylus (Petrobius brevistylus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Petrobius canadensis Paclt 1969
Explanation of Names
Petrobius brevistylus Carpenter 1913
Range
Native to Europe, introduced to North America by 1963 and now spread along the coastal ne. US & adjacent Canada (NS-NB-RI)(1)
Habitat
Cliffs along rocky coasts, typically 5-20 ft above high tide line(2)