We Can’t Live Without You | Synanthropic Animals

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From the spider in the corner of your house, to the moths in your attic, synanthropic species don’t just live among us, they literally depend on us to live.

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Sources:

https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12125
Common house spiders
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00114-017-1440-1
http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/urban/spiders/common_house_spider.htm
https://www.burkemuseum.org/collections-and-research/biology/arachnology-and-entomology/spider-myths/myth-spiders-come-indoors
Purple martins
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27194285
https://doi.org/10.4103/cs.cs_18_37
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-1531-9_3
https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Wildlife/Fact-Sheets/Purple-Martin
Northern dung beetles
https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.03458
https://doi.org/10.1111/een.12321
https://theconversation.com/five-things-dung-beetles-do-with-a-piece-of-poo-47367
Granary weevils
https://doi.org/10.14411/eje.2010.001
https://doi.org/10.3721/037.006.m901
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007485316000687
https://doi.org/10.1179/1749631413Y.0000000011
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-017-1528-8
https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/rice-and-granary-weevils
Webbing clothes moths
https://doi.org/10.4081/jear.2011.83
https://doi.org/10.4081/jear.2011.129
https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/ef609
Anopheles albitarsis mosquitoes
https://doi.org/10.1590/S0034-89101993000500001
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20712879

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