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Queen polymorphism in the North American harvester ant, Ephebomyrmex imberbiculus

Heinze, Jürgen and Hölldobler, B. and Cover, S. P. (1992) Queen polymorphism in the North American harvester ant, Ephebomyrmex imberbiculus. Insectes Sociaux 39 (3), pp. 267-237.

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Abstract

In the North American harvester ant Ephebomyrmex imberbiculus, in addition to dealate queens, wingless female reproductives occur that have greatly reduced ocelli and thoracic sutures (intermorphic queens). Both queen types are equivalent in function, and do not differ in ovarian morphology. Colonies may contain several inseminated and egg-laying intermorphic queens. We discuss queen polymorphism ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:1992
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Evolution, Verhalten und Genetik (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
Keywords:EPHEBOMYRMEX; POGONOMYRMEX; HARVESTER ANTS; WING REDUCTION; QUEEN POLYMORPHISM
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 11:52
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:48
Item ID:8449
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