jumping-bristletail

jumping bristletail

noun
any of several thysanuran insects that live in dark, warm, moist places, as under leaves, bark, and dead tree trunks and along rocky seacoasts, and are active jumpers, making erratic leaps when disturbed.
Also called machilid.
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jumping bristletail

noun
wingless insect living in dark moist places as under dead tree trunks; they make erratic leaps when disturbed 
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