Caterpillar Depends on Parasitic Plants and Nectar-drinking Ants

Several months ago, Aaron Pomerantz was walking through the Peruvian rain forest and he found a tree with strange yellow bulbs protruding from the bark. In addition, he found caterpillars feeding on the yellow bulbs, and he noticed ants were interacting with the caterpillars in some sort of symbiotic relationship. After doing some research, he […]

Source: Entomology Today

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