The jars were examined on daily basis and number of dead preys
present was recorded.
Our results indicate that the presence of several small preys
that are more accessible than a large one in a given environment is a possible and viable option for P.
of 66 free-ranging urban and rural house cats Felis catus was studied in a mainland area in SW Finland.
predator interactions in aquatic communities are influenced by the presence of vegetations and associated elements that render heterogeneity of the available space.
In the study by Jaksic and Braker (1983), relative similarities of geometric mean mass of vertebrate preys
clearly are due to a similar frequency of the same species of prey
On falling into the traps, the preys
find difficulty escaping because of the sand granulation and the inclination of the funnel walls, and are therefore easily subjugated by the larvae (Devetak 2005; Devetak et al.
Further studies on predation rate of coccinellids on hempteran preys
both in the laboratory and field need to be done to successfully incorporate them into IPM programs and enhance the ecological functions of agro ecosystems.
Analysis of prey
remains showed that this species preys
mainly on harvester ants (Messor sp.
on these pests by boring its stingerlike drill through the kernels and depositing an egg on the outside of a weevil larva, Brower explains.
Whereas, 750 pellets collected from 15 nests of kites contained 900 preys
items The kites preferred shrew in their diet (378) followed by birds (260), rodents (122), fish (120) and insects (120).
A total of 40 preys
(10 Anopheles subpictus; 10 Cx.
No difference was recorded in attack rate of predator at different densities of the preys