Journal articleLeaf-cutting ants are often considered agricultural pests, but they can also benefit local people and serve important roles in ecosystems. Throughout their distribution, winged reproductive queens of leaf-cutting ants in the genus Atta Fabricius, 1804 are consumed as a protein-rich food source and sometimes used for medical purposes. Little is...
Kooij, Pepijn ; Dentinger, Bryn ; Donoso, David ; Shik, Jonathan ; Gaya, Ester
Amoabeng, Blankson W. ; Stevenson, Philip C. ; Mochiah, Moses B. ; Asare, Kwesi P. ; Gurr, Geoff M.
Mkindi, Angela G. ; Coe, Richard ; Stevenson, Philip C. ; Ndakidemi, Patrick A. ; Belmain , Steven R.