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Striped springtail - Willowsia platani

Striped springtail - Willowsia platani
Yosemite Valley, Mariposa County, California, USA
September 27, 2011
Found on a fire hydrant, morning. Very small, possibly 1.5 mm.

Moved from Lepidocyrtus.

Willowsia platani
After comparing your picture with those of Domingo Zungri, it turns out to be matching quite well with Willowsia platani. Which is a new species for the USA!
Sorry for any inconveniences caused...

Moved from Springtails and allies. Dr. Janssens, I had only two photos of this, and the other photo was no better. A better camera would be needed.

Lepidocyrtus sp.
More pics are needed to verify this tentative determination.