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Orchesella cincta

Orchesella cincta
Kennebunk, York County, Maine, USA
June 28, 2011
Size: 5 mm
Found on the side of a compost bin. One of the largest springtails I've ever seen.

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Orchesella cincta Orchesella cincta


Orchesella cincta
Indeed, John.

Probably Orchesella
Compare Orchesella cincta. I don't know all the color variations that distinguish species in the genus. You will find a picture of Orchesella cincta by searching this site for the words giant springtail.

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