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Short-legged Springtails (Morulina sp.) On a mushroom at a dense mixed forest edge (near a seasonal stream).<br />
Working on an ID! <br />
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Working on an ID! <br />
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Working on an ID!<br />
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Short-legged Springtails (Morulina sp.)

On a mushroom at a dense mixed forest edge (near a seasonal stream).
Working on an ID!

Short-legged Springtails (Morulina sp.) On a mushroom at a dense mixed forest edge (near a seasonal stream).<br />
Working on an ID! <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/105063/large_springtail_subclass_collembola.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/105062/large_springtail_subclass_collembola.html Fall,Geotagged,United States

Short-legged Springtails (Morulina sp.) On a mushroom at a dense mixed forest edge (near a seasonal stream).<br />
Working on an ID!<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/105063/large_springtail_subclass_collembola.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/105062/large_springtail_subclass_collembola.html Fall,Geotagged,United States

    comments (8)

  1. WOW! Love it! What a cutie. I definitely agree with Neanuridae, but have no clue after that. Great find, Lisa! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thank you! This is probably the largest springtail I've seen, by the way! Easily visible with the naked eye (but hard to photograph due to its blackness) Posted 3 months ago
      1. Well, you did a really good job of capturing it! Posted 3 months ago
        1. Thank you! *blushes* Posted 3 months ago
          1. Got a genus-lvl ID! Posted 3 months ago
            1. Lol, I just saw that and was coming here to tell you ;P. Posted 3 months ago
  2. Whoa....really hope it can get ID-ed to species level. Even if not, fantastic photo! Posted 3 months ago
    1. That would be nice!! :D Thank you! Posted 3 months ago

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Uploaded Dec 3, 2020. Captured Nov 22, 2020 16:26 in 227 Oakman Rd NE, Oakman, GA 30732, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/29.0
  • 1/99s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm