Schrempf, Alexandra and Heinze, Jürgen (2006) Proximate mechanisms of male morph determination in the ant Cardiocondyla obscurior. Evolution & Development 8 (3), pp. 266-272.
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The ant genus Cardiocondyla is characterized by an extraordinary male polyphenism, with winged disperser males and wingless, territorial ergatoid males. Winged males are produced only after the colony has experienced stressful environmental conditions, e.g., a drastic temperature decrease. We investigated the proximate basis of male polyphenism and caste dimorphism in C. obscurior. The critical ...
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|Institutions:||Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie|
|Subjects:||500 Science > 570 Life sciences|
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Yes|
|Deposited On:||14 Jul 2006|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2014 09:38|