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PREDATORS 1. Identify two other macroinvertebrates a dragonfly nymph might eat and defend your choices. 2. Identify another macroinvertebrate that could be considered an ambusher. Defend your choice. PARASITES 3. Why would leeches be considered a parasite? 4. How are parasites different from predators? GRAZERS 5. Snails are known for being slow movers. How does that attribute help when it comes to grazing? SHREDDERS 6. Are stoneflies carnivores or herbivores? How do you know? 7. How are shredders effected by what is on the watershed (land surrounding water)? COLLECTORS 8. How are collectors important parts of the food web? 9. How are collectors dependent on shredders for their food? SYMBIONTS 10. Identify another example of a symbiotic relationship (each species benefits from the other) found in nature. Identify the benefits for each species.