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Hypogastrura sp.

Springtails are one of the most common insects in Colorado. They are sometimes found congregating on snowfields. Linda Corwine photographed these "snow fleas" on snow along a road in southern Montrose County in February 2007.Springtails or "snow fleas". Photo by Linda Corwin