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Subfamily Lepidocyrtinae

Brilliant metallic hunchbacked springtail - Lepidocyrtus paradoxus Springtail from Under Bark - Lepidocyrtus Humpbacked Springtail - Lepidocyrtus paradoxus Springtail - Pseudosinella alba springtail Lepidocyrtus paradoxus? - Lepidocyrtus Lepidocyrtus... paradoxus? - Lepidocyrtus ant springtail - Pseudosinella rolfsi Lepidocyrtinae 2 - Pseudosinella violenta
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Entomobryomorpha (Elongate-bodied Springtails)
Superfamily Entomobryoidea
Family Entomobryidae (Slender Springtails)
Subfamily Lepidocyrtinae
Explanation of Names
Lepidocyrtinae Wahlgren 1906
? spp. in 2 genera in our area, ~660 spp. in 14 genera worldwide (>¾ of spp. are in Lepidocyrtus & Pseudosinella)(1)
worldwide and throughout NA(1)