|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2008|
|Authors:||J. Noriega, Trujillo R. Botero|
|Journal:||Boletin de la Sociedad Entomologica Aragonesa|
|Keywords:||Arachnida, COLEOPTERA, Colombia, Dichotomius, Mastigoproctus, predation, Scarabaeidae, Uropygi, whip scorpions|
Dung beetles are among the most inrportanl insect groups in ecosystems, but despite th¡s l¡ttle information exists about their predators. In the present study, predation on dung beetles by whip scorpions is reported for the first time, based on observations carried out under captivity. Further research and analyses of tl-re predators of this groLrp are necessary.