2016 | VOLUME 33

Scientific Note

Predation on Dendropsophus brevifrons (Duellman & Crump, 1974) (Anura: Hylidae) by the giant fishing spider Ancylometes rufus (Walckenaer, 1837) (Araneae: Ctenidae)

Rubenilson Oliveira Pinto, Carlos Eduardo Costa-Campos green envelope

Pages: 55-57

We report a predation event of Dendropsophus brevifrons by Ancylometes rufus from Eastern Amazon. Our observation corroborates the importance of opportunistic predation of spiders on the frogs in breeding activity.

Published: 17 March 2017