|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Ametabolous Arthropods (Entognatha)|
|Species:||Springtail (Hypogastrura sp)|
EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
This is typically how you seem them. Swarms of thousands marching together.
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee) & in the Adelaide Hills
Not a true insect. They are small (up to 3mm) and have 6 legs, 2 stumpy feelers & 2 eyes (made up of 8 ocelli). Dark pink underneath with dark purple backs.