Author Topic: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread  (Read 18813 times)

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #195 on: September 02, 2020, 02:00:17 am »
Usually you want to let spiders be because they eat insects :hmm:

But I guess if they are giant sex spiders things might change :P

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #196 on: September 02, 2020, 03:06:18 am »
Usually you want to let spiders be because they eat insects :hmm:

But I guess if they are giant sex spiders things might change :P

A bug that eats other bus is still a bug
spiders aren't bugs :P
Anyway, at that size, they'll run out of insects soon enough:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhoPtDprVU8
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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #197 on: September 02, 2020, 09:44:12 am »
Told ya it was time for these fuckers to run amok. They should be back to hiding in about a month or so. Disgusting SOBs.

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #198 on: September 16, 2020, 05:13:48 pm »
First sighting a GHS in this flat. The fucker managed to hide between kitchen furniture before I could kill it too. Unnerving.

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #199 on: September 17, 2020, 09:20:07 am »
Usually you want to let spiders be because they eat insects :hmm:

But I guess if they are giant sex spiders things might change :P

A bug that eats other bus is still a bug
spiders aren't bugs :P
Anyway, at that size, they'll run out of insects soon enough:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zhoPtDprVU8

On the other hand a bug that can eat a bus is a real nuisance.

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #200 on: September 17, 2020, 12:15:31 pm »
Good thing they're all in Brest-Litovsk.

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Re: The Hive: The Malthus Bug Thread
« Reply #201 on: November 30, 2020, 12:33:57 am »
Super interesting, especially since this is one of the most well studied insect there is. Just goes to show, we don't know a lot about them.

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A new study shows that one Central American leaf-cutter ant species has natural armor that covers its exoskeleton. This shield-like coating is made of calcite with high levels of magnesium, a type found only in one other biological structure: sea urchin teeth, which can grind limestone.

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