KWIK-KEY

(for immature or wingless adult insects)

Answer for Your Specimen:

How many tarsal segments are present?

1. Tarsi 1-segmented with a single prominent claw

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Order: Psocodea (in part)

2. Tarsi 1 or 2 segmented; claws small

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3. Tarsi 1- or 2-segmented; claws small; furcula and/or collophore present

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Order: Collembola

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(Legs on thorax, mouthparts not visible, pg. 3)