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Native to New Zealand (View details)

Classification
Within NatureWatch NZ

All Names

  • Dutch
    • Rotsspringers
  • Korean
    • 좀목
  • Spanish
    • Colas de cerda
  • Scientific Names
    • Archaeognatha
    • Microcoryphia
    • Thysanura
  • English
    • Bristletails
    • Jumping bristletails
  • Russian
    • Древнечелюстные
    • Микрокорифии

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

Observer

saraj

Date

January 14, 2017 03:48 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jakob

Date

July 2, 2016 08:40 AM CEST

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Square

Observer

seanblaney

Date

July 6, 2011 01:49 PM ADT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

Observer

libbiwu

Date

January 4, 2017 10:45 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

Observer

flight69

Date

March 27, 2016 04:13 PM BST

Photos / Sounds

What

Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

Observer

saadb

Date

December 31, 2016 01:57 PM PST

Description

Slow motion video of jump using iPhone here.

https://vimeo.com/197701187

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

Observer

tosh

Date

December 31, 2016 01:29 AM CET

Photos / Sounds

What

Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

Observer

leptonia

Date

December 29, 2016 01:43 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

What

Jumping Bristletail Pedetontus saltator

Observer

treegrow

Date

October 9, 2016 12:51 PM EDT

Description

Rock Creek Park, Washington, DC, USA.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

Observer

sacmt-seeley

Date

December 1, 2016 03:21 PM MST

Description

Found in stump

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

Observer

sacmoptopshop

Date

December 17, 2016

Description

Kids thought it was a silver fish, but we don't think so. It seemed to try to jump when disturbed rather that crawled. Had a elongated tail or rear end.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bristletails Order Archaeognatha

Observer

krosenthal

Date

August 4, 2016 11:16 AM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The Archaeognatha are an order of wingless insects, also known as jumping bristletails. They are among the least evolutionarily changed insects, appearing in the Middle Devonian period along with the arachnids. They are known from both body and trace fossils (the latter including body imprints and trackways) throughout the remainder of the Paleozoic Era. The name Archaeognatha is derived from Greek, archaeos meaning "ancient" and gnatha meaning "jaw". This refers to the articulation of the mandibles,...

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