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Contact: Dr. Wilhelm Boland
Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus

Caption: Mutualistic Pseudomyrmex ferrugineus ants on an acacia plant. The ants love nectar from the plant's extrafloral nectaries.

Credit: Martin Heil / CINVESTAV, Irapuata, Mexico

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