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These are springtails (Collembola) and are completely harmless. They are soil dwelling invertebrates and live of dead plant material and graze from fungus that grows on dead material. Although they have 6 legs, they are technically not real insects. Instead of wings they have a furca which is the jumping device they have under the tail. From an evolutionary ...


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I can not tell from the pictures what you are asking about. If the leaves are not getting holes in them or otherwise showing signs of damage it may not be a problem at all. There are many bugs in the soil and in the environment which will crawl on plants but will not significantly damage them. And then there are some bugs which do slight damage but the ...


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