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Definition of Springtail

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Springtail Spring"tail`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small apterous insects belonging to the order Thysanura. They have two elastic caudal stylets which can be bent under the abdomen and then suddenly extended like a spring, thus enabling them to leap to a considerable distance. See Collembola, and Podura.
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Pintail Pin"tail`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) A northern duck (Dafila acuta), native of both continents. The adult male has a long, tapering tail. Called also gray duck, piketail, piket-tail, spike-tail, split-tail, springtail, sea pheasant, and gray widgeon. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The sharp-tailed grouse of the great plains and Rocky Mountains (Pedioc[ae]tes phasianellus); -- called also pintailed grouse, pintailed chicken, springtail, and sharptail.
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Pintail Pin"tail`, n. 1. (Zo["o]l.) A northern duck (Dafila acuta), native of both continents. The adult male has a long, tapering tail. Called also gray duck, piketail, piket-tail, spike-tail, split-tail, springtail, sea pheasant, and gray widgeon. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The sharp-tailed grouse of the great plains and Rocky Mountains (Pedioc[ae]tes phasianellus); -- called also pintailed grouse, pintailed chicken, springtail, and sharptail.

Meaning of Springtail from wikipedia

- Springtails (Collembola) form the largest of the three lineages of modern hexapods that are no longer considered insects (the other two are the Protura...
- It is a forked, tail-like appendage. It is present in most species of springtails, and in them it is attached ventrally to the fourth abdominal segment...
- Springtail Point is a rock point 3 nautical miles (6 km) north of Skew Peak in the Clare Range, Victoria Land. Named by Heinz Janetschek, biologist at...
- Odontella is a genus of springtails in the family Odontellidae. There are about 13 described species in Odontella. These 13 species belong to the genus...
- Seira is a genus of slender springtails in the family Entomobryidae. There are about 17 described species in Seira. Seira bipunctata (Packard, 1873) Seira...
- Springtail Bluff (71°2′S 165°12′E / 71.033°S 165.200°E / -71.033; 165.200Coordinates: 71°2′S 165°12′E / 71.033°S 165.200°E / -71.033; 165.200) is...
- Isotomurus palustris, the marsh springtail, is a species of elongate-bodied springtail in the family Isotomidae. It is found in Europe, Africa, North America...
- Isotoma is a common genus of springtails, the type genus of the family Isotomidae, containing the following species: Isotoma acrea Wray, 1953 Isotoma...
- Hypogastrura nivicola is a species of dark blue springtail. Its (US) English name is snow flea, but there are also insects called by that name. They are...
- fauna includes 307 nematode species, 200 oligochaeta, 145 acarina, 113 springtails, 7,750 insects, 260 reptiles, and 120 amphibians. There are 840 birds...