Arboreal ants build traps to capture prey

Alain Dejean, Pascal Jean Solano, Julien Ayroles, Bruno Corbara, Jérôme Orivel

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Tiny ants construct an elaborate ambush to immobilize and kill much larger insects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
Issue number7036
StatePublished - Apr 21 2005
Externally publishedYes

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    Dejean, A., Solano, P. J., Ayroles, J., Corbara, B., & Orivel, J. (2005). Arboreal ants build traps to capture prey. Nature, 434(7036).