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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Bourletiellidae

Collembola - Bourletiella viridescens - female Springtail - Bourletiella arvalis Pseudobourletiella spinata? - Pseudobourletiella spinata Tiny dark hopping bugs - Bourletiella hortensis Globular Springtail - Deuterosminthurus bicinctus Bourletiella hortensis (?) - Bourletiella hortensis Globular springtails - Deuterosminthurus nonfasciatus Bourletiellidae
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)