The Radiohead ant: A new species of ‘silky’ ant grows fungus gardens for food

Posted by | May 22, 2017 | Science | No Comments

A new species of silky ant has been named after the famous British band Radiohead in honor of the musicians’ environmental efforts, especially in raising climate-change awareness. Two scientists report the discovery of three new species in a detailed revision of this previously poorly known genus of fungus-farming ants.

The Radiohead ant: A new species of ‘silky’ ant grows fungus gardens for food
Source: weird science