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Habitat structure, dispersal strategies and queen number
in two boreal Leptothorax ants

Heinze, Jürgen (1993) Habitat structure, dispersal strategies and queen number
in two boreal Leptothorax ants.
Acta Oecologica 96 (1), pp. 32-39.

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Abstract

In two nearctic ants, Leptothorax canadensis and Leptothorax sp. A, young queens may either found their own nest solitarily after mating or seek adoption into an established colony. Whether a queen disperses or not is associated with genetically determined queen morphology in Leptothorax sp. A. Whereas a majority of winged queens attempt solitary colony founding after mating, most wingless, ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:1993
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Evolution, Verhalten und Genetik (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
Keywords:FORMICIDAE; LEPTOTHORAX; QUEEN POLYMORPHISM; WING REDUCTION; COLONY FOUNDING
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:No
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:03 Jul 2009 11:22
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:48
Item ID:8445
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