Green Globular Springtail
Adelaide Hills
Globular Springtail
Green Globular Springtail (Symphypleona sp ES2)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Springtails (Collembola)
Order: Globular Springtails (Symphypleona)
Family: Globular Springtail (Symphypleona)
Species: Green Globular Springtail (Symphypleona sp ES2)
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General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills, and elsewhere
Not a true insect. They are small (we've measured under 2mm) and have 6 legs, 2 feelers & 2 eyes (made up of 8 ocelli). Look more like a spider with a distinct head and abdomen; unlike the other springtails.

Copyright © 2016- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 01-Jun-2016
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.