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Scientific Name Paussus (Flagellopaussus) favieri
Location Morocco, High Atlas Mountains, Oukaimeden, 31.23792N, 7.81724W, 2235m
Acknowledgements Emanuela Maurizi and Wendy Moore
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Identified By Andrea Di Giulio
Life Cycle Stage 1st instar larva
Copyright © 2009
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Creation Date 13 May 2009
Attached to Group Paussus (Flagellopaussus) favieri (Paussus (Flagellopaussus)): view page movie collection
Title P. favieri larva attemting to bite an ant larva
Description In this video the larva attempts to pierce an ant larva. It is unsuccessful. However, when offered a damaged ant larva the beetle larva begins to actively suck the hosts hemolymph, demonstrating an aptitude for liquid feeding (shown in a related ToLweb video).
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