Click Beetles in Spider Silk

Click Beetles in Spider Silk

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Credit: MARTIN SHIELDS/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Two click beetles (Pyrophorus sp.) wrapped tightly in silk by a spider. The beetles were still alive glowing bright green in the nightime rainforest. Chilamate, Costa Rica.

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Keywords: animal, animal behavior, bioluminescent, captured, central america, click beetle, costa rica wildlife, encased, enclosed, eye spot, fauna, insect, neotropics, predation, predator prey, predator-prey, prey, pyrophorus, rain forest fauna, rainforest fauna, silk, spider silk, surrounded, trapped, tropical, wildlife, wrapped

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