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Springtails (Collembola)

Overview

Class Collembola.

Springtails are found worldwide and there are likely to be around 2000 species in Australia.  They have soft bodies, sometimes hairs (setae) or scales.  Many species have the ability to jump when they have been disturbed. Reference:

https://tasmanianinsectfieldguide.com/hexapoda/collembola-springtails/

No species currently belong to this list.

Conservation Level

  • All conservation levels (change?)

Invasiveness

  • Noxious or High Risk Weed or Pest (change?)

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