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Traits: Wingless insect with three tail-like parts and long antennae, often covered with scales; chewing mouthparts; invertebrate animal

Habitat: Damp or moist litter and soil of forests and meadows; under bark of logs or under rocks

Foods: Decaying leaves

Eaten by: Centipedes, shrews, thrushes, ground beetles

Do You Know? These insects are able to run rapidly or jump.

Special thanks to the ADF&G Division of Wildlife Conservation.

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