|Copyright © 2010 Emile|
Arrowhead Black Belt Elongate-bodied Springtail - Entomobrya atrocincta
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