Distance no barrier for symbiotic species

Species that are mutually dependent on each other can, in some cases, become separated and reconnect again over distances of thousands of miles, a new study from UC Berkeley has found.

The researchers found evidence that leafflower trees (Glochidion) and leafflower moths (Epicephala), two species that rely upon each other, established themselves independently on islands in the South Pacific.

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