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Alejandro

This is quite interesting ... I will keep that in mind. Have you ever 
published that?

Thanks,
saludos,
Carlos

On 9/26/2013 9:07 PM, Alejandro Lopera wrote:
> Carlos, in dry forest in Colombia it is quite common to capture scorpions in the baited pitfall traps, significantly more common than with out bait, wonder if it has anything to do with the bait or the beetles,
>
> Alejandro
>
>> On 26/09/2013, at 17:07, Carlos Flechtmann <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>
>> Dear colleagues
>>
>> While excavating some dung beetle galleries, I stumbled across some scorpions
>> inside, some adults and some young. Is this any common?
>>
>> Would they be there just for shelter, or trying to feed on dung beetles? I find it
>> hard to believe scorpions would be able to penetrate the exosqueleton of adults,
>> and young are usually protected inside capsules.
>>
>> Any thoughts?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Carlos
>>
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Department of Plant Protection
FEIS/UNESP
Av. Brasil, 56
15385-000 - Ilha Solteira - SP
BRAZIL
Phone: +55 18 3743-1142
FAX: +55 18 3743-1176
http://www.agr.feis.unesp.br/cahf/home
Skype: carlos_flechtmann