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Erik Frank

joined in Jul 27, 2016

PhD student at Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, Biocentre, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, D-97074 Würzburg, Germany.

Frank has 1 break published.

Saving the injured: The value of rescued veterans in a predatory ant species

In general, we imagine ants as little pieces of something bigger, with the value of the individual being marginal, even sacrificing themselves if necessary for the good of the colony. Matabele ants (Megaponera analis) are a specialized termite predator of sub-Saharan Africa. In the early... global.click_to_read

  • Erik Frank | PhD student at Department of Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, Biocentre, University of Würzburg, Am Hubland, D-97074 Würzburg, Germany
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published on Sep 25, 2017