Colobopsis schmitzi ant on peristome of Nepenthes bicalcarata pitcher. Although these carnivorous plants trap most insects, this ant has a mutualistic relationship with the plant and is able to freely walk on the slippery surface. Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Malaysia (Borneo).
- © Chien C. Lee
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Aculeata, Apocrita, Borneo, Camponotini, Caryophyllales, East Malaysia, Formicidae, Formicinae, Hymenoptera, Insecta, Magnoliopsida, Malaysia, Nepenthaceae, Sarawak, Southeast Asia, Vespoidea, animal, ant, ant-plant, arthropod, camponotine ant, carnivorous plant, fauna, flora, formicine ant, insect, invertebrate, mutualism, mutualistic, myrmecophyte, myrmecophytic, pitcher plant, plant, symbiosis, tropical, tropical pitcher plant
- Contained in galleries
- Borneo, Insects, Carnivorous Plants, Interactions, Mutualisms