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Unknown Little Black Bugs - Hypogastrura harveyi

Unknown Little Black Bugs - Hypogastrura harveyi
Sandisfield, Massachusetts, USA
April 8, 2014
Size: Very Small
These little black bugs have been around everywhere in my forest all winter long, just hopping and wiggling on the snow. Spring has come, the snow melting, and they're flowing into some streams, so I caught them. Freezing cold, snow, or water doesn't seem to kill them, and they're pretty creepy. Does anyone know what they are?

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Hypogastrura harveyi
Indeed snowfleas, bulldogs_5, but not Hypogastrura nivicola. Given the relative long antennae it could be H. harveyi.

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Springtails (Order Collembola)
Looks like snowfleas, Hypogastrura nivicola.

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