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The LaMSA mechanism in the Gonodactylaceus falcatus larval raptorial appendage is revealed when placed under a microscope slide and filmed at 2,000 frames per second.

Scaling and development of elastic mechanisms: the tiny strikes of larval mantis shrimp

Jacob S. Harrison, Megan L. Porter, Matthew J. McHenry, H. Eve Robinson, and S. N. Patek

Journal of Experimental Biology 2021. 224:None-None; doi: 10.1242/jeb.235465