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Yeasts found on an ephemeral reproductive caste of the leaf-cutting ant Atta sexdens rubropilosa
(Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek International Journal Of General And Molecular Microbiology, 2014-09-01) [Artigo]
Winged males of leaf-cutting ants are considered an ephemeral reproductive caste only produced before the mating flight season. Although much is known about the yeast diversity found in fungus gardens of attine ants, no ...
Influence of Fungal Contamination on Substrate Carrying by the Leafcutter Ant Atta sexdens rubropilosa (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
(Sociobiology, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
Toxic baits are the most used method for controlling leafcutter ants and are usually composed of a mixture of dehydrated citric pulp with an active ingredient dissolved in soy oil. In this study, we evaluate if filamentous ...
Yeasts and filamentous fungi carried by the gynes of leaf-cutting ants
(Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology, 2008-11-01) [Artigo]
Insect-associated microbes exhibit a wide range of interactions with their hosts. One example of such interactions is the insect-driven dispersal of microorganisms, which plays an essential role in the ecology of several ...