Heinze, J. and Cremer, S. and Eckl, N. and Schrempf, A. (2006) Stealthy invaders: the biology of Cardiocondyla tramp ants. Insectes Sociaux 53 (1), pp. 1-7.
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Many invasive ant species, such as the Argentine ant or the red imported fire ant, have huge colonies with thousands of mass-foraging workers, which quickly monopolise resources and therefore represent a considerable threat to the native ant fauna. Cardiocondyla obscurior and several other species of this myrmicine genus have similarly been transferred throughout the tropics by human activities. ...
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|Institutions:||Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie|
|Keywords:||Invasive ants; unicoloniality; polygyny; intranidal mating; competition|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Yes|
|Deposited on:||06 Jul 2006|
|Last modified:||13 Mar 2014 09:38|