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Are variations in cuticular hydrocarbons of queens and workers a reliable signal of fertility in the ant Harpegnathos saltator?

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Oldham,  N. J.
Research Group Mass Spectrometry, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Max Planck Society;

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Liebig, J., Peeters, C., Oldham, N. J., Markstädter, C., & Hölldobler, B. (2000). Are variations in cuticular hydrocarbons of queens and workers a reliable signal of fertility in the ant Harpegnathos saltator? Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 97(8), 4124-4131. doi:10.1073/pnas.97.8.4124.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0012-B38C-1
Abstract
One of the key features of insect societies is the division of labor in reproduction between one or a few fertile individuals and many sterile nestmates that function as helpers. The behavioral and physiological mechanisms regulating reproduction in ant