Co-existence of ants and termites in Cecropia pachystachya Trécul (Urticaceae)

Co-existence of ants and termites in Cecropia pachystachya Trécul (Urticaceae)

A. C. Neves, C. T. Bernardo, F. M. Santos

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Agradecimentos: We thank two anonymous referees for valuable comments in the manuscript; R. Constantino and I. Leal for termite and ant identification; G. A. F. Medina for language editing and comments on the manuscript; and students of the under- comments on the manuscript; and students of the...

Individuals of Cecropia pachystachya Trécul (Urticaceae) host Azteca (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) colonies in their hollow internodes and feed them with glycogen bodies produced in modified petiole bases (trichilia). In turn, ants keep trees free from herbivores and lianas. Here, we report for the...

COORDENAÇÃO DE APERFEIÇOAMENTO DE PESSOAL DE NÍVEL SUPERIOR - CAPES

CONSELHO NACIONAL DE DESENVOLVIMENTO CIENTÍFICO E TECNOLÓGICO - CNPQ

FUNDAÇÃO DE AMPARO À PESQUISA DO ESTADO DE MINAS GERAIS - FAPEMIG

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Co-existence of ants and termites in Cecropia pachystachya Trécul (Urticaceae)

A. C. Neves, C. T. Bernardo, F. M. Santos


										

Co-existence of ants and termites in Cecropia pachystachya Trécul (Urticaceae)

A. C. Neves, C. T. Bernardo, F. M. Santos

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    Sociobiology

    Vol. 61, no. 1 (Mar., 2014), p. 88-94