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LIHo in COMPORTA, Uruguay, and an award for Andrés Devegili!

From 6-8 of November, in the Faculty of Information and Communication, Montevideo, Uruguay, the II Meeting of Behavioral Biology of the Southern Cone was held. Marina Alma, Andrés Devegili and Alejandro Farji-Brener demonstrated what LIHo is doing in Patagonia. Their...

VI Argentine Congress of Biodiversity Conservation in La Rioja

In October, Daniela Ortiz and Gabriela Pirk attended the VI Argentine Congress of Biodiversity Conservation in La Rioja and presented results of their research in the Patagonian steppe on the dispersion of exotic seeds by ants and the effects of ant nests on...

Visit of Agustín Lovrich and his encounter with Patagonian ants

During January 2019 we were lucky that Agustín Lovrich, a biology student from the UBA, came to do an internship in two of the projects we are carrying out: "Ecosystem services provided by ants: implications for the restoration of degraded areas and...

Ants in the Science Week in Bariloche

The Science Week was held and from 3 – 7 of September 2018, and LIHO was present. We showed the children what we study and why, using games, posters, magnifying glasses and colonies of an leaf-cuting ant present in Paragonia (Acromyrmex lobicornis) with its fungal...

VI Argentine Congress of Biodiversity Conservation in La Rioja

In October, Daniela Ortiz and Gabriela Pirk attended the VI Argentine Congress of Biodiversity Conservation in La Rioja and presented results of their research in the Patagonian steppe on the dispersion of exotic seeds by ants and the effects of ant nests on decomposition of organic matter.

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Granivory and seed dispersal by ants in arid ecosystems

Granivory and seed dispersal by ants in arid ecosystems

We are studying ants involved in seed consumption and/or dispersal in the Patagonian steppe, and their effects on plant community as well as implications for plant biological invasions and restoration of degraded ecosystems. In particular, we have studied diet and...

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RESEARCH LABORATORY ON ANTS
We are a team of researchers that employ ants mainly to answer questions of conceptual interest about topics in ecology and behavior.

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Pasaje Gutierrez 1125, Bariloche, Argentina

(0294) 426368 interno 154

alefarji@gmail.com