Entomobrya near imitabilis


Entomobrya near imitabilis
Entomobrya near imitabilis

Class Collembola (Springtails)
Order Entomobryomorpha (Elongated springtails)
Family Entomobryidae (Entomobryid springtails)
Species Entomobrya near imitabilis

Length 2 mm.

A new not yet described species close to the Chinese Entomobrya imitabilis, hence Entomobrya near imitabilis.

A non-native species with very few records.

Discovered in back garden, South Staffordshire May 2021. © Peter Hillman.