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Springtail - Dicyrtoma

Springtail - Dicyrtoma
Cowichan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
January 18, 2013
Size: ~1.7mm body length
Found and photographed on a fallen leaf. There were a bunch of Dicyrtomina minuta forma saundersi milling about nearby, but this looks more like a Ptenothrix to me with the lack of a middorsal cross? Haven't seen one with green legs before. So cute!

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Dicyrtoma sp.
Do you have a butt shot?
Note the number of unpair facial setae = more than 2 (see 3rd pic) (this excludes Ptenothrix). The claws do not seem to have a tunica (this excludes Dicyrtomina).

 
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Thanks for the clarification and explanation! Sorry, no butt shot this time. I'll try and find another one of these next week when I'm in the same area.