Predation using cacti flowers
The Bee assassin, Apiomerus crassipes, can lie in wait in cacti flowers, and subsequently prey upon its bee or ant victims by injecting a paralyzing enzyme with its hypodermic-like beak.
- C.Michael Hogan. 2011. Cactus. Ed. A.Dawson. Ed-in-chief C.J.Cleveland. Encyclopedia of Earth. National Council for Science and the Environment. Washington DC. http://www.eoearth.org/article/Cactus?topic=49480
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