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Myrmecophily

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Myrmecophiles: beetles living in an ant nest!

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Myrmecophily: of ants and caterpillars

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Myrmecophily : Lasius niger attrackted by a caterpillar of Iolana iolas.

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Amazing view of ant pollination #myrmecophily. Have a closer look

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Myrmecophily : Lasius emarginatus attracted by caterpillars of Scolitantides orion

Myrmecophily is the term applied to positive interspecies associations between ants and a variety of other organisms such as plants, other arthropods, and fungi. Myrmecophily refers to mutualistic associations with ants, though in its more general use the term may also refer to commensal or even parasitic interactions.
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