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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Family Dicyrtomidae

Globular Springtail - Dicyrtomina Collembola - Dicyrtomina minuta Globular Springtail Unknown Globular Springtail - Ptenothrix? - Ptenothrix Ptenothrix maculosa? - Ptenothrix maculosa Globular Springtail - Ptenothrix Backyard Springtail Family Dicyrtomidae - Dicyrtomina minuta
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Symphypleona (Globular Springtails)
Family Dicyrtomidae
Numbers
2 subfamilies, with 25 spp.(1) in 5 genera in our area and 200 spp. in 8 genera worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide and throughout NA(2)
Remarks
The only member of the superfamily Dicyrtomoidea(2)