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When preying on bivalves, naticids often prefer to drill through the umbo, which is surprising given that this is typically the thickest region of the shell.
notata preying upon neonate F virgata (< 24 h old crawlers) exhibited a type III functional response with an average consumption of 157.89 nymphs per day (Table 1).
Insectivorous bats have their preying activities synchronized with the activities of their prey, which maximizes success in the capture of arthropods and the saving of energy (Taylor and O'Neill, 1988).