Meinertellidae

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Meinertellidae
Rock bristletail.JPG
Rock Bristletail [1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Archaeognatha
Family: Meinertellidae
Verhoeff, 1910
Genera

Hypomachilodes
Machilinus
Machiloides

The Meinertellidae are a small family of basal insects belonging to the order Archaeognatha. They are sometimes known as rock bristletails. These insects can be distinguished from members of the other Archaeognatha family, Machilidae, by the lack of scales at the base of the legs and antennae.

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