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Species Entomobrya unostrigata - Cotton Springtail

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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)
Subfamily Entomobryinae
Genus Entomobrya
Species unostrigata (Cotton Springtail)
Explanation of Names
Entomobrya unostrigata (Stach 1930)
Note the typical fine middorsal line and the thick transversal band in the middle of its trunk.
Nearctic, Eurasia, Australia(1)