Philippe Joseph: Collembola

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Collembola

Photo:

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Location of collection:

  • (33°59′03.87″ N, 84°00′20.37″ W)

Date of collection:

  • 09/05/2017 through 09/07/2017

Collection Method:

  • Malaise trap

Rank Abundance:

  • 2

Order:

  • Collembola

Family:

  • Isotomidae

Common Name:

  • Smooth Springtails

H':

  • 1.388352

Distinguishing morphological features of Family:

  • Non-scaly
  • Only simple setae
  • Furcula often reduced
  • Third and Fourth abdominal segments about the same length


Ecological and Economic/ Public Health Importance

  • Decomposers; break down organic material in soil habitats
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