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Latest Myrmelachista schumanni Stories

2009-11-07 10:51:44

Tree-dwelling ants generally live in harmony with their arboreal hosts. But new research suggests that when they run out of space in their trees of choice, the ants can get destructive to neighboring trees.

2005-09-21 16:00:00

For the first time, scientists have identified an ant species that produces its own natural herbicide to poison unwanted plants.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.