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Document Type

Research

Abstract

A naiad of Anax junius (Drury), in final instar, preyed upon 47 mature snails, Helisoma trivolvis (Say), during a period of 63 clays. The feeding behavior has potential significance: (1) with respect to biological control of trematode vectoring gastropods; (2) as a mechanism for vectoring trematodes between snails and birds; and (3) in interpreting structural adaptations and perception in immature oclonates.

Publication Date

December 1972

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science

Volume

79

Issue

3-4

First Page

105

Last Page

106

Copyright

© Copyright 1972 by the Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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