Nestmate recognition and the genetic relatedness of nests in the ant Formica pratensis
1998 (English)In: BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY, ISSN 0340-5443, Vol. 43, no 1, 67-72 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
Genetic relatedness of the mound-building ant Formica pratensis was determined by means of microsatellite DNA polymorphism, and its impact on nestmate recognition was tested in a population in Southern Sweden (Oeland), Recognition between nests was measur
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SPRINGER VERLAG , 1998. Vol. 43, no 1, 67-72 p.
nestmate recognition; kin recognition; DNA fingerprinting; aggression; Formica; relatedness; KIN RECOGNITION; SOCIAL WASPS; COLONIES; CUES; CAMPONOTUS; POLYCTENA; SYSTEM; BEES
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-85133OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-85133DiVA: diva2:113041
Addresses: Beye M, Tech Univ Berlin, Inst Okol & Biol, Franklinstr 28-29, D-10587 Berlin, Germany. Tech Univ Berlin, Inst Okol & Biol, D-10587 Berlin, Germany. Museum Zool, CH-1000 Lausanne 17, Switzerland. Inst Zool & Anim Ecol, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzer2008-10-172008-10-172011-01-14