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forma bipunctatus

springtail - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus springtail - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus springtail - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus Colorful globular springtail  - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus
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 bipunctatus
In forma bimaculatus, two separate white 'eyebrows' are distinctly visible.
In forma bipunctatus, the white eyebrows are interconnected forming a kind of white forehead.
[comment by Frans Janssens]