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Alternative reproductive tactics and their consequences in the ant genus Cardiocondyla

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Schrempf, Alexandra (2006) Alternative reproductive tactics and their consequences in the ant genus Cardiocondyla. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

The ant genus Cardiocondyla is characterised by the occurrence of �workerlike�, ergatoid males that mate inside the nest. In many species of this genus, �normal�, winged males occur in addition, and a dimorphism of wingless and winged males is exhibited. The two male morphs represent alternative reproductive tactics with aggressive territorial males and peaceful disperser males. The latter mate ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Die Ameisengattung Cardiocondyla zeichnet sich durch arbeiterinnenähnliche, ergatoide Männchen aus, die sich im Nest verpaaren. In vielen Arten der Gattung treten neben diesen ergatoiden Männchen auch noch die �normalen�, geflügelten Ameisenmännchen auf, so dass ein Männchendimorphismus zu beobachten ist. Die beiden Morphen verfolgen unterschiedliche alternative Reproduktionstaktiken: ergatoide ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:19 December 2006
Referee:Jürgen (Prof. Dr.) Heinze
Date of exam:5 December 2005
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Zoologie/Evolutionsbiologie (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
Keywords:Hautflügler , Cardiocondyla , Fortpflanzungsverhalten , Inzucht , Alternative reproduktive Taktiken , Ameisen , Haplo-Diploidie , Alternative reproductive tactics , ants , Hymenoptera , Haplo-diploidy
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited on:27 Oct 2009 07:45
Last modified:13 Mar 2014 11:38
Item ID:10437
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