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Functional morphology in aculeate Hymenoptera: unique glands and buffered brains

Göttler, Wolfgang (2009) Functional morphology in aculeate Hymenoptera: unique glands and buffered brains. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

12.1 Antennal glands and symbiotic bacteria in beewolves In this thesis we describe an unusual symbiosis between solitary digger wasps of the genus Philanthus (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae) and Streptomyces bacteria. The antennae of the female digger wasps bear unique glands which consist of large reservoirs and numerous surrounding gland cells. Within the gland reservoirs Streptomyces bacteria ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

13.1 Antennendrüsen und symbiotische Bakterien bei Bienenwölfen In dieser Arbeit beschreiben wir eine ungewöhnliche Symbiose zwischen solitären Grabwespen der Gattung Philanthus (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae) and Streptomyces Bakterien. In den Antennen der weiblichen Grabwespen sitzen einzigartige Drüsen, die aus großen Reservoirs und vielen umgebenden Drüsenzellen bestehen. Innerhalb der Reservoirs ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:9 February 2009
Referee:Erhard (Prof. Dr.) Strohm
Date of exam:5 September 2008
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Evolutionary Ecology (Prof. Dr. Erhard Strohm)
Keywords:Insekten , Bienenwolf , Antennendrüse , Streptomyces , Hautflügler , Philanthus , Rote Mauerbiene , , glands , insects
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:12111
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