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3 'tail' structures id ?
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Posted on 02-08-2010 15:09

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lives in woods, this one camuflaged on abies picea bark. Body:12 mm
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Archaeognatha - Machilidae...
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jorgemotalmeida wrote:
Archaeognatha - Machilidae...

I was going to post this thing in I & S next..awkward
Here's one I prepared earlier...lots of them in stone walls..seem to come out at night....awkward
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Posted on 26-05-2016 21:15

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BubikolRamios : this is Lepismachilis y-signata (The Eyes are characteristic).

Roger Thomason : Yours is a Petrobius sp. (Only Petrobinae in Europe, scaled pedicel but flagellum without scales).
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