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Behavioral mechanisms and morphological symptoms of zombie ants dying from fungal infection.

Hughes DP, Andersen SB, Hywel-Jones NL, Himaman W, Billen J, Boomsma JJ.

BMC Ecol. 2011 May 9;11:13. doi: 10.1186/1472-6785-11-13.

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The life of a dead ant: the expression of an adaptive extended phenotype.

Andersen SB, Gerritsma S, Yusah KM, Mayntz D, Hywel-Jones NL, Billen J, Boomsma JJ, Hughes DP.

Am Nat. 2009 Sep;174(3):424-33. doi: 10.1086/603640.

PMID:
19627240
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Graveyards on the move: the spatio-temporal distribution of dead ophiocordyceps-infected ants.

Pontoppidan MB, Himaman W, Hywel-Jones NL, Boomsma JJ, Hughes DP.

PLoS One. 2009;4(3):e4835. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004835. Epub 2009 Mar 12.

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From behavior to mechanisms: an integrative approach to the manipulation by a parasitic fungus (Ophiocordyceps unilateralis s.l.) of its host ants (Camponotus spp.).

de Bekker C, Merrow M, Hughes DP.

Integr Comp Biol. 2014 Jul;54(2):166-76. doi: 10.1093/icb/icu063. Epub 2014 Jun 6.

PMID:
24907198
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Life cycle, host range and temporal variation of Ophiocordyceps unilateralis/Hirsutella formicarum on Formicine ants.

Mongkolsamrit S, Kobmoo N, Tasanathai K, Khonsanit A, Noisripoom W, Srikitikulchai P, Somnuk R, Luangsa-ard JJ.

J Invertebr Pathol. 2012 Nov;111(3):217-24. doi: 10.1016/j.jip.2012.08.007. Epub 2012 Aug 26.

PMID:
22959811
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Species-specific ant brain manipulation by a specialized fungal parasite.

de Bekker C, Quevillon LE, Smith PB, Fleming KR, Ghosh D, Patterson AD, Hughes DP.

BMC Evol Biol. 2014 Aug 29;14:166. doi: 10.1186/s12862-014-0166-3.

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Host specificity of parasite manipulation: Zombie ant death location in Thailand vs. Brazil.

Andersen S, Hughes D.

Commun Integr Biol. 2012 Mar 1;5(2):163-5. doi: 10.4161/cib.18712.

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Gene expression during zombie ant biting behavior reflects the complexity underlying fungal parasitic behavioral manipulation.

de Bekker C, Ohm RA, Loreto RG, Sebastian A, Albert I, Merrow M, Brachmann A, Hughes DP.

BMC Genomics. 2015 Aug 19;16:620. doi: 10.1186/s12864-015-1812-x.

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Molecular phylogenies reveal host-specific divergence of Ophiocordyceps unilateralis sensu lato following its host ants.

Kobmoo N, Mongkolsamrit S, Tasanathai K, Thanakitpipattana D, Luangsa-Ard JJ.

Mol Ecol. 2012 Jun;21(12):3022-31. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05574.x. Epub 2012 Apr 12.

PMID:
22494010
11.

From So Simple a Beginning: The Evolution of Behavioral Manipulation by Fungi.

Hughes DP, Ara├║jo JP, Loreto RG, Quevillon L, de Bekker C, Evans HC.

Adv Genet. 2016;94:437-69. doi: 10.1016/bs.adgen.2016.01.004. Epub 2016 Feb 19. Review.

PMID:
27131331
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Ophiocordyceps halabalaensis: a new species of Ophiocordyceps pathogenic to Camponotus gigas in Hala Bala Wildlife Sanctuary, Southern Thailand.

Luangsa-Ard JJ, Ridkaew R, Tasanathai K, Thanakitpipattana D, Hywel-Jones N.

Fungal Biol. 2011 Jul;115(7):608-14. doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2011.03.002. Epub 2011 Mar 12.

PMID:
21724166
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Ancient death-grip leaf scars reveal ant-fungal parasitism.

Hughes DP, Wappler T, Labandeira CC.

Biol Lett. 2011 Feb 23;7(1):67-70. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0521. Epub 2010 Aug 18.

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New species of Ophiocordyceps unilateralis, an ubiquitous pathogen of ants from Thailand.

Kobmoo N, Mongkolsamrit S, Wutikhun T, Tasanathai K, Khonsanit A, Thanakitpipattana D, Luangsa-Ard JJ.

Fungal Biol. 2015 Jan;119(1):44-52. doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2014.10.008. Epub 2014 Nov 6.

PMID:
25601148
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Adaptive social immunity in leaf-cutting ants.

Walker TN, Hughes WO.

Biol Lett. 2009 Aug 23;5(4):446-8. doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0107. Epub 2009 May 1.

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Disease dynamics in a specialized parasite of ant societies.

Andersen SB, Ferrari M, Evans HC, Elliot SL, Boomsma JJ, Hughes DP.

PLoS One. 2012;7(5):e36352. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0036352. Epub 2012 May 2.

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Zombie bugs? The fungus Purpureocillium cf. lilacinum may manipulate the behavior of its host bug Edessa rufomarginata.

Eberhard W, Pacheco-Esquivel J, Carrasco-Rueda F, Christopher Y, Gonzalez C, Ramos D, Urbina H, Blackwell M.

Mycologia. 2014 Nov-Dec;106(6):1065-72. doi: 10.3852/13-264. Epub 2014 Aug 20.

PMID:
25143477
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Interaction specificity between leaf-cutting ants and vertically transmitted Pseudonocardia bacteria.

Andersen SB, Yek SH, Nash DR, Boomsma JJ.

BMC Evol Biol. 2015 Feb 25;15:27. doi: 10.1186/s12862-015-0308-2.

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Presence of multiparasite infections within individual colonies of leaf-cutter ants.

Taerum SJ, Cafaro MJ, Currie CR.

Environ Entomol. 2010 Feb;39(1):105-13. doi: 10.1603/EN09137.

PMID:
20146845
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Moribund ants leave their nests to die in social isolation.

Heinze J, Walter B.

Curr Biol. 2010 Feb 9;20(3):249-52. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.12.031. Epub 2010 Jan 28.

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