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Proturans: Protura - No Common Name (sinentomon Yoroi): Species Account

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Physical characteristics: The body is very spiny. The larvae (LAR-vee) have rows of small hairlike bristles on top of some of their abdominal segments.


Geographic range: This species lives in Japan.


Habitat: They live among the roots of bamboo on steep slopes with little leaf litter.


Diet: Nothing is known.


Behavior and reproduction: Nothing is known.

Sinentomon yoroi live among the roots of bamboo on steep slopes with little leaf litter. (Illustration by John Megahan. Reproduced by permission.)

Sinetomon yoroi and people: The activities of this species are not known to affect people directly.


Conservation status: The species is not endangered or threatened. ∎

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Books:

Tavolacci, J., ed. Insects and Spiders of the World. Vol. 7, Owlet Moth–Scorpion. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2003.

Wooten, Anthony. Insects of the World. New York: Blanford Press, 1984.

Web sites:

"Insects and Their Allies: Protura." CSIRO Entomology. http://www.ento.csiro.au/education/hexapods/protura.html (accessed on August 30, 2004).

McLaughlin, Kari. "Protura." Discover Life. http://www.discoverlife.org/nh/tx/Insecta/Protura/ (accessed on August 30, 2004).

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