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50 Folsomia candida Oglesby, IL Locality

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The first tracked locality to hit the market of the most common species in the hobby. While appearance and behavior is exactly the same as the untracked localities in the hobby, some hobbyists and researchers may find it preferable to know where their culture originated from (in this case the forest floor of Oglesby, Illinois).

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Current restock schedule: Weekly (usually Tuesday nights).

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An essential for any cleanup crew collection. This species is commonly used as a model species in scientific studies. Reproduces asexually via parthenogenesis. 

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Cleanup crew use reserved to moist environments, does not like to roam onto dry ground. See our "Cleanup Crew Guide"

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

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Ships on Springtail Clay, can be cultured in the cups they ship in. Up to 500 ship in one cup, orders of 600+ will ship in multiple cups. 

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Originally collected by Springtails US via tullgren funnel from a forest floor soil sample outside of Oglesby, Illinois. Common in soil and cave environments. Range/distribution global.

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Max size: ~3mm

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Identification: Confirmed by habitus; final abdominal segments fused, large size.

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