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Queen-queen competition by precocious male production in multiqueen ant colonies

Yamauchi, Katsusuke and Ishida, Yasuko and Hashim, Rosli and Heinze, Jürgen (2006) Queen-queen competition by precocious male production in multiqueen ant colonies. Current biology : CB 16 (24), pp. 2424-2427.

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Abstract

Arriving earlier in the breeding area than his rivals may be beneficial for a male when females mate only once or during a short time span. The timing of a male's entrance is usually determined by the male himself, e.g., through returning early from his winter quarters or through accelerated larval development . Here, we document a surprisingly simple way of "first come, first served" in a ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:2006
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie
Identification Number:
ValueType
17174916PubMed ID
10.1016/j.cub.2006.10.007DOI
Classification:
NotationType
AnimalsMESH
Ants/physiologyMESH
Competitive BehaviorMESH
FemaleMESH
Hierarchy, SocialMESH
MaleMESH
Sex RatioMESH
Sexual Behavior, AnimalMESH
Keywords:EVO_ECOL
Subjects:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Owner: Ute Lange
Deposited On:30 Jan 2009 10:07
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:35
Item ID:5618
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