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Genus Seira

Unknown Collembola - Seira Unknown Entomobryomorphan - Seira Unknown Springtail - Seira brasiliana Tomoceridae? - Seira Collembola? - Seira Springtail - Seira brasiliana springtail? - Seira bipunctata Tiny Black Springtail-looking Thing. - Seira
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)