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Parasites wage war against zombie-ant fungus
A zombie ant with the brain-manipulating fungus (Ophiocordyceps unilateralis s.) having been castrated by an hyperparasite fungus (white with yellow material). (Cool invertebrate screwed by a fungus)
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This Carolina leaf-roller (Camptonotus carolinensis) has succumbed to an infection by a species of Cordyceps, a genus of entomopathogenic fungi. Cordyceps are well-known for inducing changes in insect.
This is an #insect effected by a #cordyceps. Cordyceps is a genus of #fungi that are parasitic to mostly #insects and other #arthropods. They are particularly abundant in #humid #tropical areas. Each species of cordyceps attacks a particular species of insect. Some can even change the #behavior of the insect by #infecting the brain and making them climb to a higher more ideal place for optimum #spore distribution. #parasite #jungle #endoparisitoid #fungus #ecology #nature
Entomopathogenic fungus in dragonfly - These fungi usually attach to the external body surface of insects in the form of microscopic spore. In biology, a spore is a reproductive structure that is adapted for dispersal and surviving for extended periods of
Found during a night hike in Ranomafana national park, Madagascar.