Podura

:"Poduroidea" redirects here. This is also the old name of Poduromorpha, when these were placed in the "Arthropleona"Taxobox
name = "Podura"


image_width = 240px
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Arthropoda
subphylum = Hexapoda
classis = Entognatha (disputed)
subclassis = Collembola
ordo = Poduromorpha
superfamilia = Poduroidea
superfamilia_authority =
familia = Poduridae
familia_authority =
genus = "Podura"
superfamilia_authority =
subdivision_ranks = Species
subdivision =
*"Podura aquatica"
*"Podura fuscata"
*"Podura infernalis"
*"Podura pulchra"

Poduridae is a small family of stout-bodied springtails containing only the single genus "Podura", and four constituent species. They make up the monotypic superfamily Poduroidea.

The most well-known and widely-distributed of these is the water springtail, "Podura aquatica".


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  • Podura — Po*du ra, n.; pl. L. {Podur[ae]}, E. {Poduras}. [NL.; Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + ? tail.] Any small leaping thysanurous insect of the genus {Podura} and related genera; a springtail. [1913 Webster] {Podura scale} (Zo[ o]l.), one of the minute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podura — Podura, Insect, so v.w. Springschwanz …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Podŭra — Podŭra, der Wasserfloh, Springschwanz; Poduridae (Springschwänze), Familie aus der Ordnung der Thysanuren, s. Springschwänze …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Podura — aquatica …   Wikipédia en Français

  • podura — po·dù·ra s.f. TS entom. insetto del genere Podura, diffuso nei laghi e negli stagni europei e nordamericani | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia dei Poduridi {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: av. 1799. ETIMO: dal lat. scient. Podūra, vd. podo e 2… …   Dizionario italiano

  • podura — pl.f. podure …   Dizionario dei sinonimi e contrari

  • podura — po·du·ra …   English syllables

  • podura — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Podura scale — Podura Po*du ra, n.; pl. L. {Podur[ae]}, E. {Poduras}. [NL.; Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + ? tail.] Any small leaping thysanurous insect of the genus {Podura} and related genera; a springtail. [1913 Webster] {Podura scale} (Zo[ o]l.), one of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Podura aquatica — Schwarzer Wasserspringer Wasserspringschwänze, Podura aquatica Systematik Überklasse: Sechsfüßer (Hexapoda) …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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