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Are facehuggers and xenomorphs the same species or a symbiotic relationship?

Almost certainly. The different stages' reproduction produces each other (facehuggers come from eggs, the other stages come from facehugger "infestation") so I think by any meaningful definition they'...
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How did an Alien egg get aboard the Sulaco in Aliens movie?

When Ripley goes down the power plant to retrieve Newt, Bishop leaves the platform, because "it is too unstable". He could be the one who goes back to the base and picks an alien egg. My ...
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Are facehuggers and xenomorphs the same species or a symbiotic relationship?

Xenomorph starts life as an egg-like creature (first stage) which, when detecting the presence of a potential host, opens up to release the second stage: a small quasi-arachnoid life form (facehugger) ...
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Are facehuggers and xenomorphs the same species or a symbiotic relationship?

I would argue that is highly impropable that the different stages are different species living in symbiosis (By the way your example isn't - as the ant has no benefit from being infected by the fungus)...
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