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Keywords: nestmate recognition
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (8): 1249–1256.
Published: 15 April 2008
...Gissella M. Vásquez; Coby Schal; Jules Silverman SUMMARY In social insects, individuals typically recognize and behave aggressively towards alien conspecifics, thereby maintaining colony integrity. This is presumably achieved via a nestmate recognition system in which cuticular compounds, usually...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (7): 1109–1113.
Published: 1 April 2008
... chemical cues play a major role in discrimination between nestmates and non-nestmates, classical bioassays based on aggressive behaviour were not particularly effective in disentangling chemical perception and behavioural components of nestmate recognition by means of categorical variables. We therefore...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (17): 2637–2642.
Published: 1 September 2002
... behaviour according to their particular role in the nestmate recognition process. The thorax surface temperature was on average higher and more variable in the examinees (36.1 °C, S.D.=4.14, N =1545, 303 bees) than in the guards (34.0 °C, S.D.=2.00, N =1681, 772 bees). During thorough examinations lasting...