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Bacterial microbiomes from vertically transmitted fungal inocula of the leaf-cutting ant Atta texana
(Environmental Microbiology Reports, 2016-10-01) [Artigo]
Microbiome surveys provide clues for the functional roles of symbiotic microbial communities and their hosts. In this study, we elucidated bacterial microbiomes associated with the vertically transmitted fungal inocula ...
Shared Escovopsis parasites between leaf-cutting and non-leaf-cutting ants in the higher attine fungus-growing ant symbiosis
(Royal Society Open Science, 2015) [Artigo]
Fungus-gardening (attine) ants grow fungus for food in protected gardens, which contain beneficial, auxiliary microbes, but also microbes harmful to gardens. Among these potentially pathogenic microorganisms, the most ...