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A New Species of Ant Found in Cambodia

A new species of ant has been discovered in Cambodia by researchers from Japan. Its name is Crematogaster indosinensis, and it is described in Annals of the Entomological Society of […]

Six New Ant Species Found in Madagascar

First it was 10 new species of spiders, and now it’s six new species of ants found in Madagascar. Two researchers from the California Academy of Sciences, Rick Overson and […]

Certain Plants Compete for Ants

Many woodland plants rely on ants to disperse their seeds, and scientists recently demonstrated that certain ant-dispersed plants (myrmecochores) actually time their seed releases to maximize the ants’ efforts. “Competition […]