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Behavior of ergatoid males in the ant,
Cardiocondyla nuda

Heinze, Jürgen and Künholz, S. and Schilder, K. and Hölldobler, B. (1993) Behavior of ergatoid males in the ant,
Cardiocondyla nuda.
Insectes Sociaux 40 (3), pp. 273-282.

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Abstract

Ergatoid males of the ant, Cardiocondyla nuda, attack and frequently kill young males during or shortly after eclosion. Smaller colonies therefore contain typically only one adult male, which may inseminate all alate queens which are reared in the colony over a few weeks. In larger colonies, several males may be present, however, fighting among adult males was not observed. We discuss the ...

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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:CARDIOCONDYLA; REPRODUCTIVE COMPETITION; MATING; ERGATOID MALES
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 11:29
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:48
Item ID:8446
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