Fire ant venom is produced in the poison gland
, stored in a venom sac, and delivered through the sting, which is derived from the ovipositor of non-social Hymenoptera (Callahan et al.
The Asian black-spined toad, with a poison gland
, is suspected to have hitchhiked into Australia on tourists' luggage.
Cane toads caused havoc until crocs learned to avoid the poison gland
by eating just the back legs.
Conseqencias da ablacao cirurgica de glandula principal de veneno em Crotalus: comportamento do arimal e estudo histopatologico da glandula acessoria [Consequences of surgical extirpation of the principal poison gland
in Crotalus: behaviour of the snake and histopathological study of the accessory gland].
In recent experiments where hedgehogs were allowed access to poisonous toads not native to their environments, all immediately anointed themselves with scented spittle by licking the toads' poison gland
, and were unharmed.
The genus had special depressions on the side of its face thought by the investigators to have housed a poison gland
, connected by a long lateral depression above the tooth row that delivered venom to a series of long, grooved teeth on the upper jaw.
So if this theropod didn't possess a poison gland
, the groove may have served to trap decaying meat and spawn bacteria (microorganisms), Holtz speculates.
For some teens, the acid in the poison glands
of ants smells like vinegar and they inhale its pungent fumes to get a kick It's very dangerous, of course, as it can cause serious lung and other diseases," says Dr Al Ai Maidoor.
But recent research found that the dragons' jaws have highly sophisticated poison glands
that can cause paralysis, spasms and shock through haemorrhaging.
It has poison glands
at the base of each dorsal spine and the anal spines.
Harvestmen, though, lack the poison glands
and silk-making ability of spiders, and are probably more closely related to mites and scorpions.The average garden or park will probably be home to nine or 10 species, a higher than average proportion of the total number of species in this country when compared to other groups.
The treatment was essential as the veins connecting the poison glands