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Arrowhead Black Belt Elongate-bodied Springtail - Entomobrya atrocincta - female

Arrowhead Black Belt Elongate-bodied Springtail - Entomobrya atrocincta - Female
Madrona Marsh Preserve, Torrance, Los Angeles County, California, USA
December 18, 2009
Size: ~ 1.5 mm
Would this be a female Entomobrya atrocincta ?

It has an arrow-like marking on the head that shows in some of the females.

And yes, it's early for Spring(tail) cleaning/organizing time.
I found this mother-lode of Springtails on December 18th and am now trying to sort them out ...

Images of this individual: tag all
Arrowhead Black Belt Elongate-bodied Springtail - Entomobrya atrocincta - female Arrowhead Black Belt Elongate-bodied Springtail - Entomobrya atrocincta - female

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Moved from Entomobrya nr nigrocincta.

For the rationale behind this move, please see the discussion under the image below:


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Thanks for updating the taxonomy, Ken !

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Forma nigrocincta, female

 
Hartelijk dank, Frans !
I've moved the images to their new home.

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Thanks for moving them home, Harsi !

Entomobrya atrocincta
Female, indeed!

 
Thank you so much, Frans !

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