Dicyrtomina ornata

A globular springtail - Dicyrtomina ornata (~1.6mm). I took a walk around the churchyard this morning and there were hundreds of Dicyrtomina saundersi grazing on gravestones and lots of these D. ornata amongst the leaf litter. Many had this attractive orange/yellow colouration.

 

Canon 1D3 + MP-E 65mm Macro (at x5) + MT24-EX Flash (-2/3 FEC).

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Taken on January 29, 2013