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Exploring the Link Between Rescue Behavior and Experience in the Pavement Ant, Tetramorium sp. E
Rescue behavior, a specific form of altruism, has been recorded in diverse animal species. Pavement ants (Tetramorium sp. E) are capable of freeing nestmates trapped by antlions (Myrmeleontidae spp.), a common predator of ...
Rescuing a nestmate from a predatory antlion enables ants of Tetramorium sp. E to avoid antlions, Myrmeleontidae spp., in subsequent encounters
Tetramorium sp. E, commonly known as pavement ants, have shown the ability to rescue conspecifics as well as the capacity to learn. Given that pavement ants have these capabilities, the goal of the present study was to ...