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Evolution of fungus growing ants


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#1 Offline Manitobant - Posted May 13 2022 - 4:29 PM

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Here is an interesting video on the evolution of attine ants and why they began farming fungi in the first place:



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#2 Offline VenomousBeast - Posted May 13 2022 - 5:06 PM

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Thanks for sharing!! That was truly very interesting and I feel more enlightened having learned! 😁
Keeps:
1:Tetramorium immigrans
1:Stigmatomma pallipes
1:Proceratium sp.
2:Prenolepis imparis (founding)
2:Camponotus casteanus
8:Camponotus chromaiodes
1:Vollenhovia emeryi
1:Trachymyrmex septentrionalis
1:Crematogaster sp. Queen (founding)

#3 Offline Antlover23 - Posted May 16 2022 - 2:38 PM

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I actually just watched this video like 2 hours before i saw this post lol  :D






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