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Genus Orchesella

Elongate-bodied Springtail - Orchesella cincta Elongate-bodied Springtail - Orchesella cincta member of Entomobryidae? - Orchesella cincta Springtail - Orchesella hexfasciata Springtail - Orchesella villosa Springtail beneath rotting log. - Orchesella cincta Unknown Springtail - Orchesella alpa Elongate-bodied Springtail - Orchesella cincta
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
Genus Orchesella
Nearctica lists 14 species.
subdivided basal antennal segments typical in Orchesella
See Also
Homidia has a longer fourth abdominal segment