Class Collembola (Springtails)
Order Entomobryomorpha (Elongated springtails)
Family Entomobryidae (Entomobryid springtails)
Species Entomobrya multifasciata (Tullberg, 1871)
Length 2 mm.
A distinctly banded springtail with a characteristic pattern of 2 forward pointing triangles near the posterior edge readily help identify this species.
Seen throughout the year in various habitats, amongst leaf-litter and agricultural crops. Common and widespread.
Found in back garden, South Staffordshire. © Peter Hillman.