No Common Name Janusius sylvestris (Banks, 1899)  Synonyms: Sminthurus facialis, Sminthurus sylvestris.

Status:

Holarctic. Found across North America and Eurasia. (BugGuide)

Description:

Black ocelli (simple eyes) on a white background is diagnostic (BugGuide).

There are 3 records in the project database.

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A Globular Springtail (Janusius sylvestris) found by Ashley Bradford during the Chino Farms BioBlitz (4/27/2013). A new species for Maryland Biodiversity Project. Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

A Globular Springtail in Washington Co., Maryland (4/20/2011). Determined by Frans Janssens/BugGuide. Photo by Sara Tangren. (MBP list)


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