General Bodily Organization and Size of the Predator

We cannot expect predators belonging to invertebrate groups such as flatworms or roundworms to evolve sophisticated sensory structures or efficient means of locomotion comparable to those of insects, spiders, or vertebrates. And the mechanics of attack of a tiny predatory mammal such as a shrew will not be the same as that of a big cat. Differences in size in general organization and in specific predatory adaptations are as important as habitat choice in determining the kind of prey most suitable to a given predator.

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