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Photo#617158
Orange Springtail - Vitronura giselae

Orange Springtail - Vitronura giselae
Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA
January 19, 2012
Size: ~2mm
This was the first V. giselae that I had ever seen. I was so excited when I found it! When I went back to the same spot I found this one in, I found about 10 or 15 more!

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Vitronura giselae
Note in this shot the distinctly pointed buccal cone (the small sharp point inbetween the antennal bases), typical for Neanuridae.