Extended phenotype: nematodes turn ants into bird-dispersed fruits

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Extended phenotype: nematodes turn ants into bird-dispersed fruits. / Hughes, D P; Kronauer, D J C; Boomsma, J J.

In: Current Biology, Vol. 18, No. 7, 2008, p. R294-5.

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Hughes, DP, Kronauer, DJC & Boomsma, JJ 2008, 'Extended phenotype: nematodes turn ants into bird-dispersed fruits', Current Biology, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. R294-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.02.001

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Hughes, D. P., Kronauer, D. J. C., & Boomsma, J. J. (2008). Extended phenotype: nematodes turn ants into bird-dispersed fruits. Current Biology, 18(7), R294-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.02.001

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Hughes DP, Kronauer DJC, Boomsma JJ. Extended phenotype: nematodes turn ants into bird-dispersed fruits. Current Biology. 2008;18(7):R294-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2008.02.001

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Hughes, D P ; Kronauer, D J C ; Boomsma, J J. / Extended phenotype: nematodes turn ants into bird-dispersed fruits. In: Current Biology. 2008 ; Vol. 18, No. 7. pp. R294-5.

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abstract = "A recent study has discovered a novel extended phenotype of a nematode which alters its ant host to resemble ripe fruit. The infected ants are in turn eaten by frugivorous birds that disperse the nematode's eggs.",
author = "Hughes, {D P} and Kronauer, {D J C} and Boomsma, {J J}",
note = "Keywords: Adaptation, Biological; Animals; Ants; Birds; Feeding Behavior; Female; Fruit; Host-Parasite Interactions; Male; Nematoda; Phenotype; Reproduction",
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