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A small primitive wingless insect which has bristles at the end of the abdomen.
- ‘Jumping bristletails moult 8 to 10 times before reaching sexual maturity, which may take up to two years.’
- ‘The jumping bristletails are an inconspicuous group, looking much like their better-known cousins, the silverfish.’
- ‘All bristletails are carrot-shaped, somewhat flattened, and covered with grayish scales.’
- ‘The bristletails and silverfish both have two long cerci, and between this a caudal appendage.’
- ‘Jumping bristletails eat algae that grow on the surfaces of rocks, logs, and trees.’
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