All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Jumping Bristletail</strong> - side view
<em>Machilidae</em> spp.
Knoxville, TN House Mountain State Natural Area
August 22, 2009

These insects are very well camouflaged against the rocks and lichens, they are difficult to spot unless the...
Jumping Bristletail - side view
Machilidae spp.
Knoxville, TN House Mountain State Natural Area
August 22, 2009

These insects are very well camouflaged against the rocks and lichens, they are difficult to spot unless they move. They eat algae, lichens and mosses (which are seen in this photo).

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