Maindroniidae

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Maindroniidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Apterygota
Order: Thysanura
Family: Maindroniidae
Escherich, 1905
Genus: Maindronia
Bouvier, 1897
Species include

Maindronia beieri
Maindronia neotropicalis

Maindroniidae is a very small family of basal insects belonging to the order Thysanura. It contains just a single genus, Maindronia, and a handful of species.

These distinctive insects are strictly coastal, being found along the arid coastline of Peru and Chile among seaweed.

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