Tag Archives: Springtail


Loneliness of the Long Distance Springtail…

Early one May morning, (while cloudy was the weather?) on the path that leads through the forest above the Jan Janzen Nature Centre, I came upon a tree. Not unusual in the forest, except that […]

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Two Weeks on Sunday

It’s Sunday. A holy day. After another week of frenzied work and frustration, you just want to slow down and get off the out-of-control roller-coaster that is hurtling recklessly down the track that is your life. You feel […]

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Ento. 101: External Structure III – Eyes and Antennae

The Eyes Most insects have two compound eyes with multiple facets, varying from one to thousands in number. Many will also have 1 to 3  dorsal ocelli on the top of the head. Larval insects […]

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