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The enemy of my enemy is my friend

The enemy of my enemy is my friend

by Og DeSouza -
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Ants, normally thought as enemies of termites, can help them to reduce the pressure from termitophile invasion in termite nests. Fire-induced disturbance boosted coexistence of termites and non-social termitophiles via the habitat amelioration that termitaria provided under wildfire. Simultaneously, harsh conditions enhanced termitaria defense by social termitophiles.

A new paper from our collaboration with the Graduate School of Ecology, UFMG, appearin in  Ecology and Evolution DOI:10.1002/ece3.3601

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