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Costa Rica - Leafcutter Ants
The term “leafcutter ants” can refer to any one of 41 ant species known for their ability to chew leaves in order to create an edible fungus.
Texas Leafcutter Ants Aided, But Also Limited, By Cold ...
Workers of the Texas leafcutter ant, Atta texana. The ants farm a fungus that is more cold tolerant than fungi in the tropical leafcutter ant fungus gardens.
How Leafcutter Ants Evolved From Farmers Into Cows – …
Humans have been farming crops for thousands of years, but we’re new arrivals to the agricultural scene. Leafcutter ants have been doing the same thing for millions ...
Leafcutter Ants - RainforestFauna.com
Leaf cutter ants are interesting ants from the southern parts of North America, and Latin and South America. Unlike the carnivorous army ants, leafcutter ants are ...
What do leaf cutter ants eat - Answers.com
Most people think that Leaf-Cutter Ants eat, well, LEAVES, but, that is wrong. As their name suggests, they DO cut leaves, but when they get to the colony, they grind ...
Leaf-cutter ant - Simple English Wikipedia, the free ...
Leafcutter ant is the general name for any of 47 species of leaf-chewing ants of the two genera Atta and Acromyrmex. These species of tropical, fungus-growing ants ...
Leafcutter ants and their antibiotics | home - Leafcutter Ants
Most of our antibiotics are "natural products" made by a group of bacteria called actinomycetes that live in the soil. But when soil bacteria produce these ...
Leafcutter ant - Ants Wiki
Leafcutter ants, a non-generic name, are any of 41 species of leaf-chewing ants belonging to the...
TAMU - Texas Leaf Cutting Ant (Atta texana)
Atta texana (Buckley) is a fungus ant commonly called the Texas leaf-cutter ant because it is found mainly in south central and eastern regions of the state.
Leafcutter Ant Fungus | Leafcutter Ant Food - Orkin.com
Leafcutter ants are different than most other ants when it comes to their source of food. Most ants feed on sugary substances to obtain carbohydrates, and greasy ...
Ants as a model of complex societies
Ants have been a source of fascination for Linksvayer since childhood. "As a kid I just liked following them around," he says. That childhood interest cemented itself during his undergraduate years, when he traveled to …
Suburban Sponsors Bugs Exhibit at LI Aquarium
(Ants are less than charming when you encounter an ant in your home!) The Bugs Exhibit contains the leaf cutter ant from rain forests in Central and South America, Mexico, and small parts of the southern United …
Mischievous Monkeys Aside, Costa Rica Trip Enriches Students’ Spanish Skills
A monkey stole Evan Hoyle’s juice box and leafcutter ants bit Melanie McBain’s feet. Other than that, Costa Rica was wonderful. So say the North Rockford Middle School students, who along with 20 others spent …
Aphrodisishack: celebrate National Orgasm Day at this sexy supper club
and leafcutter ants (pictured on the tart below). Although that all sounds more gross out than G-spot, they promise that it'll be a 'culinary delight', with a surprise dish to give diners a 'theatrical buzz in more ways than …
How Leafcutter Ants Evolved From Farmers Into Cows
Humans have been farming crops for thousands of years, but we’re new arrivals to the agricultural scene. Leafcutter ants have been doing the same thing for millions of years. If you like wildlife documentaries, you’ve probably seen leafcutters before ...
Leaf-cutter ants may reveal secrets to creating biofuels
Madison — Look at a leaf-cutter ant colony, and it's a bustle of activity, with ants bringing pieces of leaves in, spreading them around on a honeycomb-like bed of fungus, and weeding the garden to remove waste and pests. But the ants aren't just ...
Lifeform of the week: Leafcutter ants
Humans aren’t the only species that farms, they’re not even the first. Our night safari guide was less wowed by the leafcutter ants than we were. He’d lived in or near the jungle all his life, after all. But my boyfriend and I had seen the ...
Leaf-Cutter Ants Select Fungus for Their Farms to Be More Productive with Time
It turns out that fungus-growing ants are picking when it comes to cultivating their crops. Scientists have discovered that a lineage of South American ants have an evolutionary history of improvement of their fungal crops. Like Us on Facebook Leaf-cutting ...
Bacteria tend leafcutter ants' gardens
New research points to two important roles for bacteria that live in the underground fungal gardens of leafcutter ants: they help decompose leaves that ants bring to the gardens and play a major role in turning those leaves into nutrients for both ants and ...
Small Worlds: Leafcutter Ants
Leafcutter ants, perhaps the first farmers, live in a complex society engaged in growing fungus in underground tunnels. Scientists are studying them as a means of monitoring the effects of climate change on biodiversity of species, and to learn new ways to ...
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