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|Title:||Contrasting Responses to Induction Cues by Ants Inhabiting Maieta guianensis (Melastomataceae)|
|Authors:||Lapola, David Montenegro|
Bruna, Emilio M.
Vasconcelos, Heraldo L.
|metadata.dc.relation.ispartof:||Volume 35, Número 2, Pags. 295-300|
|Abstract:||The two most common ant associates of the understory myrmecophyte Maieta guianensis (Melastomataceae) respond in different ways to experimental cues associated with herbivory. While Pheidole minutula is induced by both physical damage and extracts of leaf tissue, Crematogaster laevis is induced by leaf damage only. We suggest such interspecific variation in induced responses is common and could influence the quality of defense against herbivores provided to host-plants by ants.|
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