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Keywords: Hymenoptera
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (9): jeb195628.
Published: 2 May 2019
... during probing. Hymenoptera Material and structural properties Ovipositor biomechanics Steering mechanism For many insects, it is essential that they can locate and reach resources hidden in substrates. Examples are mosquitos searching for blood vessels ( Choumet et al., 2012...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (19): 2984–2990.
Published: 1 October 2016
... immunity Host–parasite interaction Hymenoptera Heritable endosymbiotic bacteria are extremely widespread among insects, and their presence may have an important impact on their host ecology and evolution. The symbiotic bacterium Wolbachia benefits from strategies that increase the number...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (10): 1552–1562.
Published: 15 May 2016
... regulates humidity of the hive towards a microclimatic optimum. Austroplebeia essingtoni Hymenoptera Thermal performance Acclimatisation Metabolic rate Evaporative water loss Hive regulation Physiological traits provide insight into the constraints of the environment on the organism...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (1): 103–108.
Published: 1 January 2016
... Summary: Juvenile hormone downregulates vitellogenin synthesis in worker ants producing trophic eggs. Vitellin Age polyethism Ant Hymenoptera The honeybee A. mellifera is the main insect model for studying the effects of vitellogenin in age polyethism in social Hymenoptera ( Amdam et...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (7): 1108–1115.
Published: 1 April 2014
... and revised the article. Competing interests The authors declare no competing financial interests. 21 6 2013 19 11 2013 © 2014. Published by The Company of Biologists Ltd 2014 Hymenoptera Insect Resilin Wear Wing The wings of many insects experience cumulative...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (4): 605–616.
Published: 15 February 2012
... on particle size, particle surface energy, humidity and species size. To this end, workers of ant species Polyrhachis dives and Myrmica scabrinodis (Hymenoptera; Formicidae) were presented with loose synthetic powder barriers with a range of powder diameters (1–500 μm) and surface energies (PTFE or glass...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (10): 1528–1534.
Published: 15 May 2009
... that an animal returns to its nest on a fairly straight course that differs completely from its often meandering outbound path [see fig. 4 in Wehner and Wehner( Wehner and Wehner,1990 )]. Cataglyphis ants path integration vector navigation 3-D orientation Hymenoptera ...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (12): 2163–2169.
Published: 15 June 2007
... but no chemicals have been identified so far. Here we report the first identification of a male sex pheromone in parasitic Hymenoptera. In abdomens of male jewel wasps, Nasonia vitripennis Walker, we found a mixture of(4 R ,5 R )- and(4 R ,5 S )-5-hydroxy-4-decanolide (HDL), which was released intermittently...