Iridescent Learning created this video as part of their Curiosity Machine outreach activities on fast movements.
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Concatenation of 11 field videos from one individual Lysiosquillina maculata shows 11 different prey-capture events. A different time stamp marks each prey-capture sequence. Because of the low temporal resolution of these videos, prey-...
High speed images show Alachosquilla vicina striking at the tip of the pipette with both appendages. The strike proceeds similarly to L. maculata's strike, but the propodus slide that precedes the outward swing of the propodus...
High speed images show Lysiosquillina maculata grabbing prey with both appendages. The dactyl first rotates outward and is followed by the rapid swing of the propodus. The prey is captured between the inner most dactyl spines and the...