Nepid water scorpion feeding on Daphnia




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Published on Feb 2, 2015

Water Scorpion (Nepid) inhabit the shallow shoreline zones of lakes and streams. This video illustrates the effective ambush predator behavior involving accurate attacks and intricate handling of the swimming Daphnia carinata. Evidence for why many Daphnia species have evolved shoreline avoidance (Uferflucht) behavior.

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    • Jungle Mist
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    • World Mix Vol 3
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