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Species Isotoma viridis

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Collembola (Springtails and allies)
Order Entomobryomorpha (Elongate-bodied Springtails)
Family Isotomidae
Subfamily Isotominae
Genus Isotoma
Species viridis (Isotoma viridis)
Explanation of Names
Author: Bourlet, 1839
I. viridis is quite variable in colour. The most common colour = greenish, hence its name viridis. But also yellowish, brownish, reddish, even blackish forms are found. In general, juveniles are lighter than adults. And most winter populations are darker than summer populations. (Frans Janssens)
Holarctic, India, Southern Asia.