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??? - Willowsia nigromaculata

??? - Willowsia nigromaculata
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
September 21, 2012
Size: 0.3-1mm
Any ideas as to what these are? Found in a bathtub.


Willowsia nigromaculata
A typical domestic springtail. Harmless indeed.

W. nigromaculata
Thanks for the species id Frans!

Did some looking around....
I'm thinking maybe something in Entomobryidae.

But I could be completely off base, so wait to hear from Frans. :)

Moved for expert attention
Moved from ID Request.

Nice shot! Springtail of some kind. Frans will tell you more.

For info on springtails in the home, click on the "Info" tab and scroll down to "Remarks."

Good to know they are harmless. Thanks for the id.

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