This week we will read these two papers suggested by Debbie Brock. The first paper is titled Symbiotic bateria on the cuticle of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex subterraneus subterraneus protect workers from attack by entomopathogenic fungi written by Thalles C. Mattoso, Denise D.O. Moreira and Richard I. Samuels. The second paper is titled Symbiont recruitment versus ant-symbiont co-evolution in the attine ant-microbe symbiosis written by Ulrich G. Mueller.
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