Image: Planarian worm attacking a millipede

Planarian worm attacking a millipede

Planarian worm (right, yellow colour) attacking a coiled millipede (left).

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Notes

There are many non-insect invertebrates that are predators. The main group being the spiders, which are specialist predators. Spiders exploit an immense diversity of habitats and have developed some of the most sophisticated trapping and hunting techniques of any animal group. Other predatory invertebrates include scorpions, centipedes, predatory mites, predatory snails and slugs, nematodes and planarian worms.

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