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Information about the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Subfamily Orchesellinae

Brown Springtail - Orchesella cincta Tiger springtail - Orchesella hexfasciata Springtail - Orchesella cincta Collembola - Orchesella cincta Unknown Springtail - Orchesella alpa Elongate-bodied Springtail - Orchesella cincta Possibly Orchesella sp.? - Orchesella bulba Unknown Elongate Springtail Missing scales? - Heteromurus major
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 Orchesellinae
? spp. in 7 genera in our area, ~250 spp. in 13 genera worldwide arranged into 5 tribes (of which 3 are represented in NA)(1)
worldwide and throughout NA(1)