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Anurida maritima.jpg
Anurida maritima (Pseudachorutinae)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Entognatha (disputed)
Subclass: Collembola
Order: Poduromorpha
Superfamily: Neanuroidea
Family: Neanuridae
Börner, 1901

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Bilobella braunerae
Anurida granaria

The family Neanuridae contains pudgy short-legged springtails of the order Poduromorpha. It was established by Carl Börner in 1901.[1]


There are six subfamilies currently recognized:

Red Poduromorph Springtails (subfamily Neanurinae) found crawling, rather than jumping, on damp garden soil in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

The peculiar genus Pseudoxenylla is of uncertain relationships and hence not assigned to a subfamily yet.


These 96 genera belong to the family Neanuridae:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[2] c = Catalogue of Life,[3] g = GBIF,[4] b =[5]


  1. ^ Carl Börner (1901). "Zur Kenntnis der Apterygoten-Fauna von Bremen und der Nachbardistrikte. Beitrag zu einer Apterygoten-Fauna Mitteleuropas" [On the apterygote fauna of Bremen and neighbouring areas. Contributions to an apterygote fauna of Central Europe] (PDF). Abhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins zu Bremen (in German). 17 (1): 1–141. 
  2. ^ "Neanuridae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-27. 
  3. ^ "Browse Neanuridae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-27. 
  4. ^ "Neanuridae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-27. 
  5. ^ "Neanuridae Family Information". Retrieved 2018-04-27. 

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