It eats!

Opilioacarid eating a pre-killed springtail! Next question is, can they dispatch their own collembolans?

opilioacarid from Viveros eating dead springtail in dirty vial by W Maddison 27 Feb 2014

Photo (through a microscope and through the wall of a dirty glass vial) by W Maddison

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s