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Photo#94211
A multitude of Springtails

A multitude of Springtails
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
January 29, 2007
The larger one was the biggest I've ever seen. About 5-6 mm.

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Moved
Moved from Isotomidae.

Moved

Isotomidae + Symphypleona
The large specimen is family Isotomidae.
The small globular springtails are Symphypleona (3 different species).

What kind of body of water was it
?

 
In a stagnant bucket
And thanks for taking a look at it.

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