Arthropods


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Arthropods

A phylum name referring to certain insects (including mosquitoes and ticks) and spiders.
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Previous research has suggested that trilobites - an exceedingly well-known group of extinct seagoing arthropods - had mineralized lenses in life.
Glandular trichomes are plant structures that inhibit or entrap arthropods, protecting plants against herbivores, potentially at the cost of reducing natural enemy efficacy.
Objectives icipe's mission is to help alleviate poverty, ensure food security and improve the overall health status of peoples of the tropics by developing and extending management tools and strategies for harmful and useful arthropods, while preserving the natural resource base through research and capacity building.
This formed a smooth transition zone across which arthropods may fall into a 6 mL plastic bag placed within the collector and secured with plastic tie straps (Fig.
For the first round of sampling, we allowed the pan traps to collect arthropods for 48 h.
This new research clarified the main sub-group of arthropods to which it belonged, after decades of the mystery remaining unsolved.
In contrast to arthropods, onychophorans do not have segmented limbs, as is also the case with their presumed common fossil ancestors, says Georg Mayer.
It turns out that arthropods are common in Plovdiv and the region.
However, it is still necessary to identify clear response of soil arthropods regarding the changes during forest regeneration to strengthen the use of these organisms as a bioindicator tool in evaluating environment impact (Sylvain & Wall, 2011).
Collection of Litter Ants and Other Arthropods. The study was conducted for a period of six months (as one visit per month) from January to June 2014.
invicta and other ants due to its large size and hard seed coat (Whelan et al., 1991; Orrock and Damschen, 2005), whereas Rulms cuneifolius is consumed by both arthropods and rodents (Orrock and Damschen, 2005).
But what's called a "luxury effect" appeared among more than 10,000 arthropod samples collected from the insides of 50 houses in urban and suburban Raleigh, N.C.