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Genus Seira

Striped springtail - Seira springtail - Seira bipunctata Unknown Collembolan - Seira brasiliana Unknown Entomobryomorphan - Seira Unknown Springtail - Seira brasiliana Springtail - Seira Seira? - Seira knowltoni springtail - Seira bipunctata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Entomobryomorpha (Elongate-bodied Springtails)
Superfamily Entomobryoidea
Family Entomobryidae (Slender Springtails)
Genus Seira
Explanation of Names
Seira Lubbock, 1869
?7 spp. in our area, ~200 spp. worldwide(1)
most of the world; throughout NA(1)
a member of the cosmopolitan subfamily Seirinae, that includes 265 spp. in 5 genera worldwide, 2 genera in NA (Lepidosira present in in w. NA, the rest of the genera Oriental/Australasian)(1)