Springtail

 

Springtail

  • Classification of service:  covered under Additional Services (severe infestation)
  • Springtails are .04 to .2 inches long.
  • Their body color varies from red, green, white, yellow and lavender.
  • Springtails are often misidentified as fleas due to their color and ability to jump.
  • They are moisture drive which means pesticides alone will not solve a springtail problem when a moisture problem exists.

 

 

Images Property of:

Field Guide to Texas Insects,
Drees, B.M. and John Jackman,
Copyright 1999
Gulf Publishing Company,
Houston, Texas