Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Insect toxin detected in the world's longest animal

Date:  March 26, 2018
Source:  Uppsala University

The longest animal in the world, the bootlace worm, which can be up to 55 meters long, produces neurotoxins that can kill both crabs and cockroaches. The toxins could be used in agricultural insecticides, among other things.

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