Glue sticks underwater: giant water bug
Females of giant water bug species glue eggs to their mates' backs via bodily secretions that act as a type of waterproof glue.
|Biomimetic Application Ideas|
|Adhesives (medical, food, marine, building (exterior), plumbing) that cure underwater.|
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Abedus indentatus (Haldeman, 1854)
Some organism data provided by: ITIS: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Organism/taxonomy data provided by:
Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2008 Annual Checklist
Application Ideas: Adhesives (medical, food, marine, building (exterior), plumbing) that cure underwater.
Industrial Sector(s) interested in this strategy: Adhesives