Science and Technology : African ant 'supercolony' poised to invade the planet

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    African ant 'supercolony' poised to invade the planet

    A species of ant in the forests of Ethiopia looks poised to become a globally invasive species, capable of spreading around the world, disrupting ecosystems and becoming a pest for humans.

    The species Lepisiota canescens is showing signs it forms "supercolonies," which are colonies comprised of more than one nest ...

    http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/25/african-ant-supercolony-poised-to-invade-the-planet.html?__source=yahoo|finance|headline|headline|story&par=yahoo&doc=104129413&yptr=yahoo


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    Source: D. Magdalena Sorger
    A Lepisiota ant killing a termite

    #supercolony
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