On the predation of fly, chrysomya rufifacies (macquart) by a spider, oxyopes sp. Latreille (oxyopidae)

Heo Chong Chin, Mohamad Abdullah Marwi, John Jeffery, Baharudin Omar

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Abstract

During a forensic entomological study conducted in a palm oil plantation in Tg.Sepat, Selangor in September 2007, a spider (Arachnida), Oxyopes sp. (Oxyopidae) was found to predate on a calliphorid fly (Chrysomya rufifacies). The female spider laid a silk thread, or "drag line", behind it as it moved. This spider bites its prey by using a pairs of chelicerae, and injecting venom into the fly. The fly was moving its wing trying to escape, however, it succumbed to the deadly bite.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-95
Number of pages3
JournalTropical Biomedicine
Volume25
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2008

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On the predation of fly, chrysomya rufifacies (macquart) by a spider, oxyopes sp. Latreille (oxyopidae). / Chin, Heo Chong; Marwi, Mohamad Abdullah; Jeffery, John; Omar, Baharudin.

In: Tropical Biomedicine, Vol. 25, No. 1, 04.2008, p. 93-95.

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Chin, Heo Chong ; Marwi, Mohamad Abdullah ; Jeffery, John ; Omar, Baharudin. / On the predation of fly, chrysomya rufifacies (macquart) by a spider, oxyopes sp. Latreille (oxyopidae). In: Tropical Biomedicine. 2008 ; Vol. 25, No. 1. pp. 93-95.
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