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Species Cyphoderus similis

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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 Paronellidae
Genus Cyphoderus
Species similis (Cyphoderus similis)
Explanation of Names
Cyphoderus similis Folsom 1927
Broad "shoulder" region, no eyes, very pale; scales transluscent, slightly iridescent
Nearly cosmopolitan, probably introduced from the Neotropics
Live largely below surface in association with ants