Reports about tomcat have recently flooded a lot of mass media. This insect is considered to have appeared widespread in Surabaya, Madison, Pati and Jakarta. Tomcat, This insects has more advantages. The insect, or originally called Paederus fusipes, is a natural predator of brown planthoppers. One tomcat can eat seven brown planthoppers a day.
In addition to playing the role as the natural predator that can control the pest of plant hopper on rice, tomcat, in the medical world, contains pederin which can function as an anti cancer. pederin can inhibit DNA and is potentially an anti-cancer, but no further research in this regard