Asian Myrmecology, Volume 5, pages 121-124, published March 2013
Predatory behaviours of Discothyrea kamiteta (Proceratiinae) on spider eggs
Graduate School of Human and Environment Studies, Kyoto University, Yosida-Nihonmatu cho, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, 6068501, Japan
© M. Katayama
Abstract:This article reports the result of observations on the dietary behavior of D. kamiteta in the laboratory, suggesting that this species is a specialised predator of spider eggs.
Keywords: ants, Discothyrea, Formicidae, specialized predators, spiders.