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Species Lepidocyrtus cyaneus

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Classification
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 Lepidocyrtinae
Genus Lepidocyrtus
Species cyaneus (Lepidocyrtus cyaneus)
Explanation of Names
Lepidocyrtus cyaneus Tullberg 1871
Identification
covered with scales as in Tomoceridae, but note the short antennae; 3rd antennal segment is a bit shorter than the second. --F. Janssens comments
Range
Cosmopolitan(1)