Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Talitta Simoes

Postdoctoral Fellow, Hymenoptera

Ph.D. Universidade Federal de Viçosa - Brasil
M.Sc. Universidade Federal de Viçosa - Brasil
B.S. Faculdades Integradas de Cataguases - Brasil

Research Interests

I have a particular interest in the relationships between ants of the subtribe Attina, their mutualistic fungus, and other nest symbionts such as Escovopsis (Ascomycota: Pezizomycotina: Hypocreales) and black yeasts (Ascomycota: Chaetothyriales, Capnodiales, Venturiaceae). 

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