Proturan Movies

David R. Maddison

Here is a short movie of a proturan walking. Note how the first legs are held forward, as if they were antennae (which are absent in proturans).

movie iconView Short movie of a proturan walking

This specimen was collected between moist, decaying leaves on the floor of a mixed forest (Duke Forest, Durham, North Carolina, USA) composed of sweetgum, oak, hickory, a few pines, etc.

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David R. Maddison
Oregon State University

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