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adude101
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dracula ant sucking pupae

Post: # 53642Post adude101
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:04 am

okay I find in source at google but never find an answer why Dracula ant drinking the haemolymph of the pupa? what is the benefit to the adult and pupae of the Dracula ant?

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Re: dracula ant sucking pupae

Post: # 54214Post antnest8
Thu Nov 29, 2018 5:08 pm

it is just a product of evolution some were in time ants found that they can "store" food in their pupa and eat the haemolymph for food. I think that the adult ants would benefit from have a "storage" for food.
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