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Curr Biol. 2006 Feb 21;16(4):R129-31.

Invasive species: customs intercepts reveal what makes a good ant stowaway.

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  • 1Integrative Biology, University of Texax at Austin 78712, USA.


A recent analysis of decades of US customs intercepts has revealed which ants had an opportunity to become established in the United States, providing insights into the requisite traits that enable an ant species to become a successful invader.

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