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Genus Sminthurinus

Dark Globular Springtail - Sminthurinus quadrimaculatus Globular Springtail - Sminthurinus elegans Collembola - Sminthurinus henshawi - male Collembola - Sminthurinus atrapallidus Sminthuinus henshawi forma similitortus - Sminthurinus henshawi Globular Collembola - Sminthurinus henshawi Tiny springtail - Sminthurinus elegans
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Symphypleona (Globular Springtails)
Superfamily Katiannoidea
Family Katiannidae
Genus Sminthurinus
Numbers
7 spp. in our area(1), >90 spp. worldwide(2)
Identification
In Dicyrtoma the 4th antennal segment is quite short compared to the 3rd. In Sminthurinus the 4th antennal segment is much longer than the 3rd and the 4th antennal segment is not subsegmented. Frans Jansens' comment
Range
nearly worldwide and throughout NA(2)