Sminthurinus mime

Sminthurinus mime (Börner, 1907)

Types in SAMC, specimens in NIC

Type location: Stellenbosch, surface of ground beneath strong grow of Cryptostemma calendulaceum (Cape weed) in Stellenbosch University orchard, 24.vii.1930 and 22-24.viii.30; similar habitat Marsh Memorial Homes, Rondebosch, August 1930.


Womersley H (1931) Some Collembola of the family Sminthuridae from South Africa. Annals of the South African Museum 30: 137–156.

Paclt J (1959) Collembola. South African Animal Life. Results of the Lund University Expedition in 1950–1951, Vol. VI. Almqvist and Wiksells Boktryckeri AB, Uppsala, 24–78.

Paclt J (1967) On South and Central African Collembola. Journal of the Entomological Society of South Africa 29: 135–47.