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20 Florida Orange Springtails (Neanura growae)

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$25
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This is a new species of orange springtail for the hobby, and a US native one unlike the commonly sold oranges. This species cannot jump and moves quite slowly. They prefer life underground but swarm food on the surface.

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Current restock schedule: Weekly (usually Tuesday nights).

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Colorful cleanup crew springtail that also makes a great pet. See our "Cleanup Crew Guide"

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See "Care Guides" section for species specific care information.

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Ships on damp paper towel. See our "Springtail Shipping Methods" section on the FAQ page to learn why we use paper towel and how to transfer them to a culture.

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Originally collected from a rotting log in Florida. Ecosystem preference not fully understood, but likely soil and rot wood dwelling. Range/ distribution nearctic.

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Max size: +3mm

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Identification: Confirmed via habitus; see collembola.org entry. 

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