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(of animals) habitually hunting and killing other animals for food
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Among the predaceous hymenoptera, 492 eumenine wasps (probably dominated by Euodynerus foraminatus, see Natural history) were collected at 34 nest posts across all monthly collections.
Feeding behavior of the predaceous diving beetle Cybister fimbriolatus (Say).
Hodek I (1967) Bionomics and ecology of predaceous Coccinellidae.
Effect of a keystone predaceous ant, Solenopsis geminata, on arthropods in a tropical agroecosystem.
Bionomics of the predaceous mite Amblyseius channabasavanni (Acari: Phytoseiidae), predaceous on the palm mite Raoiella indica.
Other species are listed whose disruptive feeding on reefs attracts a variety of predaceous fishes.
Jack bean leaves infested with the pest mites were provided as food for the predaceous mites, and pollen from castor bean (Ricinus communis L.
Alarie Y and Roughley RE: Predaceous diving beetles (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) of the Nearctic Region, with emphasis on the fauna of Canada and Alaska.
As regards the biology of the genera newly recorded here, Coenosia adults prey on other insects, both at the larval and adult stages; Pseudohelina larvae occur in decaying vegetables and fruit, in which they are predaceous feeders; Hebecnema larvae are predators in ungulate dung (Skidmore 1985).
Schools of anchovies are ravaged by nearly all larger predaceous fish, from juvenile snook and barracuda less than a foot long, to 6-foot sandbar sharks and tarpon.
A standardized method for testing the side effect of pesticides on the predaceous mite, Amblyseius potentillae (Acari: Phytoseiidae).