National Geographic : 1952 Feb
National Geographic Photographer Luis Marden Insects, Fleeing Light, Crawl Down These Cloth Funnels to Their Death Several insects new to science have been discovered on Bimini. Dr. Mont Cazier, entomologist, here examines specimens at the Lerner Marine Laboratory. His Berlese funnels are filled with insect-bearing earth and leaf mold. Overhead lamps, burning constantly, drive light-shunning insects down into lethal fluid at the funnel tips. 203 raul A. Zall Nature Duplicates Ships' Anchors in Synopta's Tiny Anti-skid Hooks Thousands of anchors projecting from the skin enable this relative of the sea cucumber to cling to whatever it touches (page 204). Hooks, here magnified 150 times, aid locomotion, as do the earthworm's microscopic bristles.