Answer to Nature Quiz #5

Pseudoscorpion!

It looks very much like a regular scorpion but without the tail and stinger. This pseudoscorpion was found attached to a Hardwood Stump Borer beetle. Pseudoscorpions like to eat small insects, mites, and larvae. Some have poison in their pincers but they are much too small to harm a human. Here’s a photo of the psuedoscorpion and the beetle. The beetle is 2 inches long.

hardwood stump borer and pseudoscorpion

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