Found under a sheet.... what is it?

Reply Fri 2 Aug, 2013 12:40 am
Earlier this week when changing my sheets I found this insect, with an abdomen of about 7mm. It was dead.


It doesn't really resemble the images of insects I thought it might be. Any ideas?

Thanks for you help!
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Reply Fri 2 Aug, 2013 04:09 am
Can you provide a higher resolution photo?

In what country or area was it found?
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Reply Fri 2 Aug, 2013 05:13 am
Springtail with its furcula extended..

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Reply Fri 9 Aug, 2013 02:07 pm
Thanks both.

I don't manage to get a much better image than this (my simple camera won't manage close ups).
It was found in the Netherlands.

It may be a kind of springtail indeed.
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