Entomobryidae - Entomobrya unostrigata
Size: 2.0 mm
Group Guild Status
Eutroglophile Fungivore Rare?
This is primarily an epigean species, but it also occurs in caves. The only record we have from the cave is from a Berlese sample of the Maternity Roost guano deposit taken on August 14, 2010. Because the entomobryomorph collembola documented during the initial study were found mostly between the Babbitt Gate and Main Corridor, we believe this species is a new record for the cave. There is some potential that this animal is an introduced species that may have become established during the commercial development of the cave.
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