Behavioral Ecology: Manipulative Mutualism

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Summary A new study reveals that an apparent mutualism between lycaenid caterpillars and their attendant ants may not be all it seems, as the caterpillars produce secretions that modify the brains and behavior of their attendant ants.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number12210
Pages (from-to)R806-R808
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number18
StatePublished - Sep 21 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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