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LUNCHBOX Talk: Myrmecochory: The Seedy Side of Ants
with Magdalena Sorger, Science Communicator


Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Ants and plants frequently enter mutualistic relationships in nature. A special case is myrmecochory - seed dispersal by ants. This talk gives an introduction to what myrmecochory is all about and tells the stories of several ant species that make seed dispersal a big part of their lives.

About LUNCHBOX Talks: Bring your lunch and join us for a free lecture! Pre-registration required.


About the presenter:

Magdalena Sorger, Ph.D. is a researcher at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences.  Her research is on the behavior and genetics of insects and spiders in various parts of the world including tropical rainforests and your homes. Her passion is the study of ants. For more information on her research visit her website and follow her on Insgram & Twitter @MagSorger. 


Registration open through 9/27/2017 11:59 PM EST



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