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an organism such as an insect that habitually shares the nest of a species of ant

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Lycaenid butterflies and plants: is myrmecophily associated with particular hostplant preferences?
Thus, additional samplings and field observations are needed to verify if myrmecophily is involved in the life history of T.
Keywords: Salticidae, mimicry, predation, myrmecomorphy, myrmecophily
In the chapter on myrmecophily, Jolivet extends to the concept of "ant-plant" to include "mite-plants.
Polyphagy and obligate myrmecophily in the butterfly Hallonympha paucipuncta (Lepidoptera : Riodinidae) in the neotropical Cerrado Savanna.