Elongate Bodied Springtail - What's That Bug?

Elongate Bodied Springtail - What's That Bug?

My #moss #jar with one of the cleaning team.    The #moss provides #oxygen and food in the form of #decomposing #leaves and other #plant parts. On these #mold and other #fungi could thrive so we need a clean up crew. This consists of #isopods and #springtails who protect this #enclosed #system by eating these decomposing stuff and fungi which can takeover the jar and #fertilize the #soil. There's also a full #water #cycle, what #evaporates gets back to bottom of the jar by the form of...

My #moss #jar with one of the cleaning team. The #moss provides #oxygen and food in the form of #decomposing #leaves and other #plant parts. On these #mold and other #fungi could thrive so we need a clean up crew. This consists of #isopods and #springtails who protect this #enclosed #system by eating these decomposing stuff and fungi which can takeover the jar and #fertilize the #soil. There's also a full #water #cycle, what #evaporates gets back to bottom of the jar by the form of...

Springtail larvae with red mites - Australia

Springtail larvae with red mites - Australia

Plutomurus ortobalaganensis is the deepest terrestrial animal ever found on Earth, living at 1,980 metres (6,500 ft) below the cave entrance.[1] [2]  It is a species of springtail (arthropods) endemic to the Krubera-Voronja cave system in Georgia.

Plutomurus ortobalaganensis is the deepest terrestrial animal ever found on Earth, living at 1,980 metres (6,500 ft) below the cave entrance.[1] [2] It is a species of springtail (arthropods) endemic to the Krubera-Voronja cave system in Georgia.

Springtails in the UK - What's That Bug?

Springtails in the UK - What's That Bug?

Real Monstrosities: Springtail

Real Monstrosities: Springtail

slime mold with a cute springtail (Collembola) on top    fotocommunity.de

slime mold with a cute springtail (Collembola) on top fotocommunity.de

Beautiful slime mold with a springtail (Collembola) on top

Beautiful slime mold with a cute springtail (Collembola) on top (FUngi)

The innovators behind the SoloTrek/Springtail Exoskeleton Flying Vehicle have announced plans to develop the world's first...

The innovators behind the SoloTrek/Springtail Exoskeleton Flying Vehicle have announced plans to develop the world's first...

Info Center: Learn about Springtails | Terminix

Info Center: Learn about Springtails | Terminix

Springtails

Springtails doing what they do best. If you know the author of this image or its source, just let me know.

Hypoaspis, a soil-dwelling predatory mite, feeds on fungus gnat larvae, thrips pupae, springtails and other small soil inhabiting insects. Adult Hypoaspis

Hypoaspis, a soil-dwelling predatory mite, feeds on fungus gnat larvae, thrips pupae, springtails and other small soil inhabiting insects. Adult Hypoaspis

Brown Springtails Jump On a Puddle

Brown Springtails Jump On a Puddle

Springtails a Beneficial Arthropod | OrganicSoilTechnology

Springtails a Beneficial Arthropod | OrganicSoilTechnology

Jump! Go Ahead, Jump, Little Springtail.

Jump! Go Ahead, Jump, Little Springtail.

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