Sunday, 28 December 2014

The ants that conquered the world

Date:
December 24, 2014

Source:
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University

Summary:
About one tenth of the world's ants are close relatives; they all belong to just one genus out of 323, called Pheidole. New research suggests that Pheidole evolved the same way twice, once to take over the New World, and then again to take over the Old World.


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