bristletail


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small wingless insect with a long bristlelike tail

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During this same time period the total numbers on guano of the millipede Scoterpes and the bristletail Litocampa remained at 1-2 individuals per census.
This seems unlikely because, during the late 1980s drought the most desiccation-intolerant troglobites, the millipede Scoterpes copei and the bristletail Litocampa cookei, were still present throughout both caves.
Springtails, cockroaches, crickets, flies, isopods, bristletails, and true bugs were grabbed by the forelegs and held in a basket-like manner using the first three pairs of legs.
Some wingless insects such as ticks, bristletails, fleas, and some cockroaches and insect larvae can absorb water vapor directly from unsaturated air by an as-yet-unknown mechanism.
The sections of the text are divided into Bristletails, Cockroaches, Crickets, Earwigs, Booklice, Bugs, Beetles, Moths and butterflies, Ants, bees and wasps, and Flies.