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Genus Orchesella

springtail - Orchesella hexfasciata Springtail - Orchesella bulba Springtail IMG_9309 - Orchesella cincta Unknown Springtail - Orchesella cincta Slender Springtail - Orchesella celsa striped collembolan - Orchesella hexfasciata Elongate-bodied Springtail - Orchesella cincta - female Springtail - Orchesella villosa
Classification
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
Numbers
Nearctica lists 14 species.
Identification
subdivided basal antennal segments typical in Orchesella
See Also
Homidia has a longer fourth abdominal segment