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Species Hypogastrura nivicola - Snow flea

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Poduromorpha
Family Hypogastruridae
Genus Hypogastrura
Species nivicola (Snow flea)
Explanation of Names
Hypogastrura nivicola (Fitch 1846)
Size
1–2 mm
Identification
differences between H. nivicola and H. harveyi:
antennae shorter than head in nivicola, longer than head in harveyi • anal spines: hardly visible in nivicola, distinct in harveyi
Range
holarctic(1)