White-spotted Hairy Springtail
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Springtails (Collembola)|
|Order:||Plump Springtails (Poduromorpha)|
|Family:||Plump Springtail (Poduromorpha)|
|Species:||Plump Springtail (Hypogastrura sp)|
|This Photo:||Mass migration|
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, SA) and elsewhere
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.