Articles

Lucas, J., Madden, A., Penick, C., Epps, M., Marting, P., Stevens, J., Fergus, D., Dunn, R., Meineke, E. (2019) Azteca ants maintain unique microbiomes across functionally distinct nest chambers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 286. doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.1026. [PDF]

Marting, P., N. Kallman,W. Wisclo, S. Pratt. (2018) Ant-plant sociometry in the Azteca-Cecropia mutualism. Scientific Reports. 8:17968. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-36399-9. [PDF].

Marting, P., W. Wcislo, S. Pratt. (2018) Colony personality and plant health in the Azteca-Cecropia mutualism. Behavioral Ecology. 29:264-271doi:10.1093/beheco/arx165. [PDF]

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