Snow flea

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Snow flea is a common name for several arthropods, not including true fleas:

  • Boreidae, a family of scorpionflies known as snow fleas in the British Isles, especially:
  • Hypogastrura nivicola, a species of springtail known as snow flea in North America
  • Several springtails of the family Isotomidae and the genus Desoria, known as snow fleas in Europe