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Stigmatomma oregonensis

Stigmatomma oregonensis

Stigmatomma oregonensis is a specialist predator of geophilomorph centipedes. Here, two workers attempt to sting the front end of a centipede while the back end pulls them across the substrate. Quincy, California, USA

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