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  • Latreille to the primitive wingless insects known as springtails and bristletails.

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  • Lubbock (Lord Avebury) separated the springtails as a distinct order, the Collembola, and by many students this separation has been maintained.

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  • This order includes the bristle-tails and the springtails.

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  • But the bristle-tails and springtails, which form the modern order Aptera, are all without any trace of wings, and, on account of several remarkable archaic characters which they exhibit, there is reason for believing that they are primitively wingless - that they represent an early offshoot which sprang from the ancestral stock of the Hexapoda before organs of flight had been acquired by the class.

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  • - The Aptera are divided into two divergent sub-orders, theThysanura or bristle-tails, and the Collembola or springtails.

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  • Most springtails are without air-tubes, and breathe through the general cuticle of the body.

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  • In many genera of springtails a curious post-antennal organ, consisting of sensory structures (often complex in form) surrounded by a firm ring, is to be noticed on the cuticle of the head between the eyes and the feelers.

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  • The springtails have even a wider distribution.

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  • Springtails and bristle-tails live in damp concealed places - under stones or tree-bark, in moss, and in the decaying vegetable or animal matter which serves as food for most of them.

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  • A species of bristle-tail (Machilis maritima) and quite a number of springtails haunt the sea-coast at or below high-water mark.

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  • and xxiv., 1900, 1901), the two latter writers having paid especial attention to the peculiar postantennal and antennal sense-organs of springtails.

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  • The general practice for many years past among naturalists has been to restrict the terms "Insecta" and "insect" to the class of Arthropods with three pairs of legs in the adult condition: bees, flies, moths, bugs, grasshoppers, springtails are "insects," but not spiders, centipedes nor crabs, far less earthworms, and still less slugs, starfishes or coral polyps.

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  • Latreille to the primitive wingless insects known as springtails and bristletails.

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  • Lubbock (Lord Avebury) separated the springtails as a distinct order, the Collembola, and by many students this separation has been maintained.

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  • This order includes the bristle-tails and the springtails.

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  • But the bristle-tails and springtails, which form the modern order Aptera, are all without any trace of wings, and, on account of several remarkable archaic characters which they exhibit, there is reason for believing that they are primitively wingless - that they represent an early offshoot which sprang from the ancestral stock of the Hexapoda before organs of flight had been acquired by the class.

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  • - The Aptera are divided into two divergent sub-orders, theThysanura or bristle-tails, and the Collembola or springtails.

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  • In springtails, or Collembola, the jaws are sunk into the head, as in the entotrophous Thysanura; the head carries a pair of feelers with not more than six (usually four) segments, and there are eight (or fewer) distinct simple eyes on each side of the head (fig.

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  • Most springtails are without air-tubes, and breathe through the general cuticle of the body.

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  • In many genera of springtails a curious post-antennal organ, consisting of sensory structures (often complex in form) surrounded by a firm ring, is to be noticed on the cuticle of the head between the eyes and the feelers.

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  • The springtails have even a wider distribution.

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  • Springtails and bristle-tails live in damp concealed places - under stones or tree-bark, in moss, and in the decaying vegetable or animal matter which serves as food for most of them.

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  • A species of bristle-tail (Machilis maritima) and quite a number of springtails haunt the sea-coast at or below high-water mark.

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  • and xxiv., 1900, 1901), the two latter writers having paid especial attention to the peculiar postantennal and antennal sense-organs of springtails.

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  • The general practice for many years past among naturalists has been to restrict the terms "Insecta" and "insect" to the class of Arthropods with three pairs of legs in the adult condition: bees, flies, moths, bugs, grasshoppers, springtails are "insects," but not spiders, centipedes nor crabs, far less earthworms, and still less slugs, starfishes or coral polyps.

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