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Photo#87945
Tiny opalescent springtails - Lepidocyrtus

Tiny opalescent springtails - Lepidocyrtus
Nashua, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, USA
November 1, 2006
Size: well under 1mm
zoomed in on individual in "micro-habitat" image

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Love this photo
Looks like a cute little being in a cave. Huh, guess it is.

 
Lepidocyrtus
Hi Ron. Its close relative, Pseudosinella, is more adapted to live in caves: it lost all of its eyes...

 
Interesting, Frans
Maybe I saw a picture somewhere along the line, triggering my response to this post.

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