2
votes
1answer
23 views

How do taenia form a species?

I know that there are many hermaphrodite animals and plants. But many of them seem to still exchange genes by mating with another member of their species. I now happened to read the Wikipedia ...
3
votes
2answers
53 views

Has an artificial symbiotic relationship ever been created?

Have 2 organisms ever been introduced to create a symbiotic relationship that doesn't occur in their natural environment?
9
votes
4answers
1k views

Why do parasites sometimes kill their hosts?

It's bothered me for a while now. I understand why a parasitoid would do this, as it only temporarily requires the host, and that not all parasites kill their hosts. There seems to be no evolutionary ...