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    You better be a quiet tenant!

    by Og DeSouza -

    Some termite inquilines exhibit a non-threatening behaviour which may avoid open contests with their host and facilitate the stability of cohabitation in the long term. See this story in full in our new paper:

    Hugo, H, Cristaldo, PF, DeSouza, O. Nonaggressive behavior: A strategy employed by an obligate nest invader to avoid conflict with its host species. Ecol Evol. 2020; 00: 1– 14.

    With a score of 16, this paper is in the top 10% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.

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