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  1. Performance and fate of tree seedlings on and around nests of the leaf-cutting ant Atta cephalotes: Ecological filters in a fragmented forest

    Austral Ecology

    Volume 36, Issue 7, November 2011, Pages: 779–790, SEBASTIAN T. MEYER, INARA R. LEAL, MARCELO TABARELLI and RAINER WIRTH

    Article first published online : 20 DEC 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02217.x

  2. Leaf-cutting ants as ecosystem engineers: topsoil and litter perturbations around Atta cephalotes nests reduce nutrient availability

    Ecological Entomology

    Volume 38, Issue 5, October 2013, Pages: 497–504, SEBASTIAN T. MEYER, MEIKE NEUBAUER, EMMA J. SAYER, INARA R. LEAL, MARCELO TABARELLI and RAINER WIRTH

    Article first published online : 11 JUN 2013, DOI: 10.1111/een.12043

  3. Do abandoned nests of leaf-cutting ants enhance plant recruitment in the Atlantic Forest?

    Austral Ecology

    Volume 36, Issue 2, April 2011, Pages: 220–232, ANA GABRIELA D. BIEBER, MARCONDES A. OLIVEIRA, RAINER WIRTH, MARCELO TABARELLI and INARA R. LEAL

    Article first published online : 14 JUN 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2010.02141.x

  4. Leaf-Cutting Ant Herbivory in Successional and Agricultural Tropical Ecosystems

    Ecology

    Volume 66, Issue 3, June 1985, Pages: 861–869, Chantal M. Blanton and John J. Ewel

    Article first published online : 1 JUN 1985, DOI: 10.2307/1940548

  5. Leaf-cutting ant preferences for five native tropical plantation tree species growing under different light conditions

    Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata

    Volume 80, Issue 3, September 1996, Pages: 521–530, Patricia J. Folgarait, Lee A. Dyer, Robert J. Marquis and H. Elizabeth Braker

    Article first published online : 28 MAR 2011, DOI: 10.1111/j.1570-7458.1996.tb00968.x

  6. The Multiple Impacts of Leaf-Cutting Ants and Their Novel Ecological Role in Human-Modified Neotropical Forests

    Biotropica

    Volume 46, Issue 5, September 2014, Pages: 516–528, Inara R. Leal, Rainer Wirth and Marcelo Tabarelli

    Article first published online : 19 JUN 2014, DOI: 10.1111/btp.12126

  7. Aspects of the symbiosis of the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex octospinosus (Reich) and its food fungus

    Ecological Entomology

    Volume 3, Issue 3, August 1978, Pages: 221–230, R. J. QUINLAN and J. M. CHERRETT

    Article first published online : 14 MAR 2008, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.1978.tb00922.x

  8. Managing leaf-cutting ants: peculiarities, trends and challenges

    Pest Management Science

    Volume 70, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages: 14–23, Terezinha MC Della Lucia, Lailla C Gandra and Raul NC Guedes

    Article first published online : 30 OCT 2013, DOI: 10.1002/ps.3660

  9. Some factors affecting the site and pattern of leaf-cutting activity in the ant Atta cephalotes L.

    Journal of Entomology Series A, General Entomology

    Volume 47, Issue 1, October 1972, Pages: 15–27, P. M. BARRER and J. M. CHERRETT

    Article first published online : 2 APR 2009, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3032.1972.tb00002.x

  10. Why are leaf-cutting ants more common in early secondary forests than in old-growth tropical forests? An evaluation of the palatable forage hypothesis

    Oikos

    Volume 92, Issue 1, January 2001, Pages: 169–177, Alejandro G. Farji-Brener

    Article first published online : 15 APR 2003, DOI: 10.1034/j.1600-0706.2001.920120.x

  11. Cutting More from Cut Forests: Edge Effects on Foraging and Herbivory of Leaf-Cutting Ants in Brazil

    Biotropica

    Volume 39, Issue 4, July 2007, Pages: 489–495, Pille Urbas, Manoel V. Araújo Jr, Inara R. Leal and Rainer Wirth

    Article first published online : 23 MAY 2007, DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2007.00285.x

  12. Forager polymorphism, size-matching, and load delivery in the leaf-cutting ant, Atta cephalotes

    Ecological Entomology

    Volume 19, Issue 1, February 1994, Pages: 57–64, JAMES K. WETTERER

    Article first published online : 14 MAR 2008, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.1994.tb00390.x

  13. Load size selection by foraging leaf-cutter ants (Atta cephalotes)

    Ecological Entomology

    Volume 11, Issue 4, November 1986, Pages: 401–410, SERI G. RUDOLPH and CATHERINE LOUDON

    Article first published online : 14 MAR 2008, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.1986.tb00319.x

  14. Foraging activity of leaf-cutting ants changes light availability and plant assemblage in Atlantic forest

    Ecological Entomology

    MICHELE M. CORRÊA, PAULO S. D. SILVA, RAINER WIRTH, MARCELO TABARELLI and INARA R. LEAL

    Article first published online : 20 APR 2016, DOI: 10.1111/een.12312

  15. Nuclear mitochondrial-like sequences in ants: evidence from Atta cephalotes (Formicidae: Attini)

    Insect Molecular Biology

    Volume 16, Issue 6, December 2007, Pages: 777–784, J. Martins Jr, S. E. Solomon, A. S. Mikheyev, U. G. Mueller, A. Ortiz and M. Bacci Jr

    Article first published online : 17 DEC 2007, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2583.2007.00771.x

  16. The ‘truck-driver’ effect in leaf-cutting ants: how individual load influences the walking speed of nest-mates

    Physiological Entomology

    Volume 36, Issue 2, June 2011, Pages: 128–134, ALEJANDRO G. FARJI-BRENER, FEDERICO A. CHINCHILLA, SETH RIFKIN, ANA M. SÁNCHEZ CUERVO, EMILIA TRIANA, VERÓNICA QUIROGA and PAOLA GIRALDO

    Article first published online : 27 DEC 2010, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3032.2010.00771.x

  17. Plant Selection and Foraging Patterns in Two Species of Leaf-Cutting Ants (Atta)

    Ecology

    Volume 57, Issue 1, January 1976, Pages: 48–61, Larry L. Rockwood

    Article first published online : 1 JAN 1976, DOI: 10.2307/1936397

  18. The Function of Hitchhiking Behavior in the Leaf-cutting Ant Atta cephalotes

    Biotropica

    Volume 34, Issue 1, March 2002, Pages: 93–100, Timothy A. Linksvayer, Andrew C. McCall, Rebecca M. Jensen, Cynthia M. Marshall, Joshua W. Miner and Mark J. McKone

    Article first published online : 15 MAR 2006, DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2002.tb00245.x

  19. The Importance of Where to Dump the Refuse: Seed Banks and Fine Roots in Nests of the Leaf-Cutting Ants Atta cephalotes and A. colombica

    Biotropica

    Volume 32, Issue 1, March 2000, Pages: 120–126, Alejandro G. Farji-Brener and Claudia A. Medina

    Article first published online : 15 MAR 2006, DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2000.tb00454.x

  20. Effect of farm diversity on harvesting of coffee leaves by the leaf-cutting ant Atta cephalotes

    Agricultural and Forest Entomology

    Volume 9, Issue 1, February 2007, Pages: 47–55, Edgar H. Varón, 1,2 Sanford D. Eigenbrode, 1 Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez and 1 Luko Hilje 2

    Article first published online : 24 JAN 2007, DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-9563.2006.00320.x