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Family Bourletiellidae

Globular Springtail - Bourletiella arvalis Globular Springtail (Bourletiellidae) microscopic yellow bug - Deuterosminthurus nonfasciatus Fasciosminthurus quinquefasciatus Fasciosminthurus quinquefasciatus? - Fasciosminthurus quinquefasciatus Yellow globular springtail Bourletiellidae? - Prorastriopes coalingaensis Springtail - Pseudobourletiella spinata
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Symphypleona (Globular Springtails)
Superfamily Sminthuroidea
Family Bourletiellidae
Numbers
_ spp. in 7 genera in our area (all in the Bourletiellinae), ~250 spp. in ~40 genera of 2 subfamilies worldwide (the second subfamily is precinctive to Madagascar)(1)
Range
worldwide and throughout NA(1)