MITES REMEMBER ENEMIES, FIGHT BACK
Mites that Were Attacked by
Rival Species as Juveniles Attack the Young of Their Former Assailants More
Frequently When They Reach Adulthood.
The Scientist, Dan Cossins,
October 12, 2012
Moreover, "the attacks were specifically aimed at
predators of the species to which they had been exposed," the authors wrote,
which suggests that mites recall and recognize the species that attacked
them when they were young.