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Mosaics - Nigeria - View across the E5/1 site, taken at mid-day to show insolated areas at the time of the summer solstice

{Insolation in the E 5/1 plot at summer solstice}

Nest sites of Camponotus acvapimensis and Myrmicaria fumata in insolated areas.
Odontomachus troglodytes by contrast nests in shade, such as at the base of trees.
The dense cocoa canopy afforded a prime habitat for Tetramorium aculeatum.

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