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Camponotus saundersi is a species of ant found in Malaysia and Brunei , belonging to the genus of Carpenter ants . Workers can explode suicidally as an ultimate act of defense, an ability it has in common with several other species in this genus and a few other insects . [ 1 ] The ant has an enormously enlarged mandibular (jaw) gland, many times the size of a normal ant, which produces defense adhesive secretions. [ 2 ] [ edit ] Defenses Its defensive behaviours include self-destruction by autothysis , a term coined by Maschwitz and Maschwitz (1974). [ 3 ] Two oversized, poison-filled mandibular glands run the entire length of the ant's body.
Mantis shrimp or stomatopods are marine crustaceans , the members of the order Stomatopoda .
Alpheidae is a family of caridean snapping shrimp characterized by having asymmetrical claws, the larger of which is typically capable of producing a loud snapping sound.
Turritopsis nutricula , the immortal jellyfish , is a hydrozoan whose medusa, or jellyfish , form can revert to the polyp stage after becoming sexually mature .
Tardigrades (commonly known as waterbears or moss piglets ) [ 2 ] are small, water-dwelling, segmented animals with eight legs.
Cuttlefish are marine animals of the order Sepiida . They belong to the class Cephalopoda , which also includes squid , octopuses , and nautiluses . 'Cuttle' is a reference to their unique internal shell , the cuttlebone ; and despite their name, cuttlefish are true mollusks .