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forma saundersi

Globular Springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta Globular Springtail - Dicyrtomina cf. saundersi? - Dicyrtomina minuta Globular Springtail - Dicyrtomina cf. saundersi? - Dicyrtomina minuta Springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta Springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta Springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta Collembola dicyrtomidae ? - Dicyrtomina minuta - female Washington Globular Springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Symphypleona (Globular Springtails)
Family Dicyrtomidae
Subfamily Dicyrtominae
Genus Dicyrtomina
Species minuta (Dicyrtomina minuta)
No Taxon forma saundersi
Remarks
This page was created as a result of Frans Janssens' comments here. To summarize: In Europe, the individuals in this section would be considered Dicyrtomina saundersi; however, American taxonomy considers them variants of Dicyrtomina minuta. Classifying these individuals as Dicyrtomina minuta forma saundersi allows us to remain consistent with American taxonomy while recognizing a distinctive color variant.