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Notes on a Combined Nest of Bombus pullatus (Hymenoptera: Apidae) and Acromyrmex octospinosus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society
Vol. 69, No. 4, Supplement: Special Publication Number 2: Proceedings of the Eickwort Memorial Symposium (Oct., 1996), pp. 403-405
Published by: Kansas (Central States) Entomological Society
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25085736
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This paper describes an active nest of Bombus pullatus Franklin from Costa Rica that had a colony of leafcutter ants Acromyrmex octospinosus (Reich) build a fungus garden in the old abandoned cells of the bumble bee nest. Such associations between bumble bee and ant nests have not been reported previously.
Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society © 1996 Kansas (Central States) Entomological Society