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Keywords: Alarm pheromone
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (18): 3229–3236.
Published: 15 September 2014
... elicit a variety of behavioral responses to danger, but the functional plasticity of these signals has not been well studied. Here we report an alarm pheromone in the ant Temnothorax rugatulus that elicits two different behaviors depending on context. When an ant was tethered inside an unfamiliar nest...
Includes: Supplementary data
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (15): 2442–2449.
Published: 1 August 2008
... foundress is the principal egg-layer, whereas workers perform different tasks linked to colony development. Previous studies have demonstrated in this genus that defence of the colony by the workers is more effectively carried out by a collective response elicited by venom volatiles used as alarm pheromones...
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