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Genus Dicyrtomina

Globular Springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta Globular Springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta Globular Springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta Collembola - Dicyrtomina minuta springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta Globular Springtail - Dicyrtomina minuta Dicyrtoma possibly-undescribed: caudal - Dicyrtomina minuta DC Globular Springtail 2 - Dicyrtomina minuta
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Symphypleona (Globular Springtails)
Family Dicyrtomidae
Subfamily Dicyrtominae
Genus Dicyrtomina
Identification
To distinguish Dicyrtomina from Ptenothrix check the middorsal markings. In Dicyrtomina there is almost always a kind of cross-like light pigmentation middorsally. In Ptenothrix the middorsal pigmentation is more variable.
… Frans Janssens, 13 January, 2009