Sminthurus viridis L. (Collembola: Sminthuridae) the "|Iucerne flea"|, phytophagous detected in Chile

Ernesto Cisternas A.1, Alfonso Aguilera L.2 y Marcos Gerding P.3

Sminthurus viridis was determined in Chile from, the VIII to the X Region (Lat. 35°31' - 40°35' S). It was collected from Trifolium repens, Medicago sativa, Avena sativa, Triticum aestivum and other grasses or weeds.

1 Estación Experimental Remehue (INIA), Casilla 24-O, Osomo, Chile.
2 Estación Experimental Carillanca (INIA), Casilla 58-D, Temuco, Chile.
3 Estación Experimental Quilamapu (INIA), Casilla 426, Chillán, Chile.