Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 BugGuide Gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Polykatianna

Tiny black globular springtail - Polykatianna sminthurinus Juvenile. - Polykatianna sminthurinus Collembolan 7 - Polykatianna Springtail - Polykatianna sp-nr-radicula - female Sminthurinus elegans? - Polykatianna sminthurinus Globular springtail - Polykatianna sminthurinus Symphypleona - Polykatianna sp-nr-radicula Symphypleona - Polykatianna sp-nr-radicula
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Symphypleona (Globular Springtails)
Superfamily Katiannoidea
Family Katiannidae
Genus Polykatianna
5 spp. in our area, 12 spp. worldwide(1)
NA, e. Africa, Australia, southern oceanic islands(1)