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Interspecific Aaggression in colonies of the slave-making ant Harpagoxenus sublaevis

Heinze, Jürgen and Ortius, Diethe and Kaib, Manfred and Hölldobler, Bert (1994) Interspecific Aaggression in colonies of the slave-making ant Harpagoxenus sublaevis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 35 (2), pp. 75-83.

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Abstract

Colonies of the slave-making ant, Harpagoxenus sublaevis, may simultaneously contain workers of several Leptothorax slave species. We observed aggressive interactions among slave-makers, between slave-makers and slaves, and among slaves in 11 mixed colonies. The first two types of aggression appear to be correlated with reproductive competition for the production of males. Aggressive interactions ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:1994
Additional information (public):SLAVE-MAKING ANTS; INTERSPECIFIC AGGRESSION; REPRODUCTIVE COMPETITION; NEST ODOR; CUTICULAR HYDROCARBONS
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Evolution, Verhalten und Genetik (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
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 12:30
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:48
Item ID:8454
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