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Dicyrtomina minuta forma ornata? - Ptenothrix marmorata

Dicyrtomina minuta forma ornata? - Ptenothrix marmorata
Princeton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, USA
October 8, 2011
Size: 1.8mm

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Dicyrtomina minuta forma ornata? - Ptenothrix marmorata Dicyrtomina minuta forma ornata? - Ptenothrix marmorata

Moved
Moved from Globular Springtails.
Thanks Frans.

Ptenothrix marmorata
To distinguish Ptenothrix from Dicyrtom(in)a in lateral habitus pictures check the dorsal macrosetae on the small abdomen (= abdominal segments 5 + 6). If they point upwards (as in this specimen, see other picture) it is Ptenothrix. If they point backwards it is Dicyrtom(in)a.

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