nightfly's picture

Dicyrtomina

Observed: 8th November 2012 By: nightflynightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebratesnightfly’s reputation in Invertebrates
8 Nov 12 (319)
8 Nov 12 (328)
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

nightfly's picture

I thought all our springtails

I thought all our springtails fell under collembola Jonmorton, is collumbola just a section of Springtails? A genus?

Cathal.

jeremyr's picture

Collembola

Collembola is the Order, so then family then genus - Dicyrtomina

regards, jeremy

.............................
latest pics and diptera videos

nightfly's picture

Thanks Jeremy, something very

Thanks Jeremy, something very like this was posted recently on iSpot, I hadnt seen it before today.

Cathal.

jonmortin's picture

Collembola was correct, but I

Collembola was correct, but I was able to narrow it down as your photo is very clear.

nightfly's picture

Thanks again Jon. It was so

Thanks again Jon. It was so incredibly small, I was happy enough with the above pic considering how much better it turned out than the other 20 or so attempts.

Cathal.

Peter_JA_Shaw's picture

Dicyrtomina saundersi

The maltese cross at rear is diagnostic of Dicyrtomina saundersi - is solid in D. ornata.