sminthurid

Sminthurid

Smin*thu"rid\, n. [Gr. ??? a mouse + ??? tail.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous small species of springtails, of the family Sminthurid[ae], -- usually found on flowers. See Illust. under Collembola.
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