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Springtail - Sminthurinus henshawi

Springtail - Sminthurinus henshawi
Cowichan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
January 15, 2013
Size: ~0.6mm body length
Found on a piece of wood. Not much more than a yellowish speck to the naked eye! I saw some of these floating around in puddles today too. Sminthurinus sp?

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Moved

Sminthurinus henshawi
A feeding instar (note greenish dorsum revealing gut contents).