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Fig. 3

From: Co-founding ant queens prevent disease by performing prophylactic undertaking behaviour

Fig. 3

Undertaking behaviours precede corpse sporulation. Queens performed biting, burial and removal before infected corpses sporulated and became infectious. The day behaviours were performed are displayed as points and are relative to fungal sporulation (time point 0; dashed black line), meaning that negative points = before sporulation, and positive = after. The size of the points indicates the number of queens first performing the behaviour on each respective day (‘no. cases’ in legend), meaning that each queens is only represented once. Supporting data in Additional file 3

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