Farming Ants: Leafcutters and Fungus Growers - Alex Wild Photography
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Apterostigma collare

Apterostigma collare

A peek inside the hanging fungus garden of Apterostigma collare, an agricultural species with the unique habit of farming above ground, on the underside of rainforest leaves. La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica.

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