Ferocious pack-hunting pseudoscorpions believe in sharing fairly

 作者:赫连啦     |      日期:2019-03-03 06:12:02
Everton Tizo-Pedroso TINY scorpion-like arachnids hunt in packs to bring down large prey – then share out the meat as fairly as possible. Pseudoscorpions look like tiny scorpions, complete with outsize pincers, but minus the stinger. Most are solitary, but Paratemnoides nidificator from Central and South America live in colonies dozens to hundreds strong, crowded together in the narrow spaces beneath tree bark. They hunt in packs to take down prey that dwarfs them, like beetles, stink bugs, ants and spiders. Now Everton Tizo-Pedroso at the State University of Goiás, Brazil,