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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

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Species Homidia socia

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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 Homidia
Species socia (Homidia socia)
Explanation of Names
Homidia socia Denis 1929
NA (Canada to Panama) & se. Asia(1)
H. socia is a typical entomobryid pollen feeder and therefore plays an important role as a pollinator