Definition of Collembola

1. Noun. Minute wingless arthropods: springtails.

Exact synonyms: Order Collembola
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Class Hexapoda, Class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta
Member holonyms: Collembolan, Springtail

Definition of Collembola

1. n. pl. The division of Thysanura which includes Podura, and allied forms.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Collembola

Coleus aromaticus
Coleus blumei
Colin Powell
Colin Tampon
Colin luther Powell
Colinus virginianus
Collatz conjecture
Collective Security Treaty Organisation
College of Cardinals
Collembola (current term)
Colles fracture
Collet-Sicard syndrome
Collier's sign
Collier's tract
Collier's tucked lid sign

Literary usage of Collembola

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock (1920)
"Although in the postembryonic stages of Collembola the ... is described more fully later in the chapter treating of the Collembola. ..."

2. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"Guthrie, JE The Collembola of Minnesota. Minneapolis, 1903, (73-75). - carnosa n. sp. ... JE The Collembola of Minnesota. Minneapolis, 1903, (П5). ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1904)
"In Iowa, the Collembola have been but little studied as yet. ... The wingless condition of the Collembola is usually regarded as primitive, and thus these ..."

4. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1919)
"Collembola FROM THE CROCKER LAND EXPEDITION 1913-19171 BY JUSTUS W. FOLSOM University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois PLATES XVI TO XXIII The insects of the ..."

5. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"... SUBORDER Collembola This suborder is composed of very minute insects which possess the faculty of springing suddenly, and which when alarmed make use of ..."

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