We assessed the palatability of P. pyralis to three bats (n = 7 total interactions) along with scarab and wax moth controls (n = 8 total interactions; movie S1). To avoid contaminating control insects, we presented prey to each bat with forceps, which we washed following contact with fireflies. We scored palatability from 0 to 100% in accordance with methods outlined by Hristov and Conner (55). We added the following scores based on how much of the prey was consumed: head, 1; thorax, 2; abdomen, 3. For each proffered insect, the summed score was then divided by 6 and multiplied by 100 to obtain the palatability percentage.

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