Author: Joseph Wallace
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698179455
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The new postapocalyptic thriller from the author of Invasive Species IT’S THEIR TERRITORY NOW.


Author: Sean O'Kane
Publisher: Cambridge House Publishing Limited
ISBN: 9781908252081
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The Behavioural Ecology Of Parasites

Author: E. E. Lewis
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 9780851997544
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The predation hypothesis is unlikely to be a complete explanation, since the ants
in the various phylogenetic lines in which slave makers occur are not strongly
predatory and do not attack other ant colonies as a major component of their ...

The Earth Dwellers

Author: Erich Hoyt
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0684830450
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Explores the world of ants in a Costa Rican nature reserve in a study that is told from the ant's perspective, and profiles such ants as the leafcutter scout and swarm-raider male

Sensory Systems Of Arthropods

Author: Konrad Wiese
Publisher: Birkhauser
ISBN: 9783764327958
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of hierarchical relations among foragers of a mixed colony of F. sanguinea
suggested a higher hierarchical status for the slavemakers (Harkiv, 1985). But in
our experiments we chose mainly more active, highly mobile ants. Individual
labeling ...


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Slave-makers might raid genetically diverse colonies more easily, leaving
monogynous or weakly polygynous colonies as survivors in areas where the
slave-makers occur. Alternatively, the slave-makers may preferentially settle in
areas that ...


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Mean values of niche overlap for slaves and slave-makers •The higher of each
pair of values (resident! vs. residents or invaders vs. residents) is shown in

Encounters With Animals

Author: Gerald Durrell
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141971304
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The black ants seemed distinctly ill at ease. Occasionally one of them would meet
one of the slave-makers and would turn tail and run back to the nest to join one of
the many groups of his relatives who were gathered in little knots, apparently ...

How Insects Communicate

Author: Dorothy Hinshaw Patent
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The Slavemakers One of the most interesting developments in ant evolution is
that of the slavemaker ants. These species raid the nests of other ants and make
off with the pupae. When the adults of the slave species emerge from the pupae,

Les Insectes Sociaux

Author: International Union for the Study of Social Insects. Congress
ISBN: 9782867070112
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In the Formicinae, species of the Formica sanguinea group are facultative
slavemakers and those of the genera Polyergus and Rossomyrmex, obligate
slavemakers. We tested three hypotheses: (1) The more frequent slavery is in a
species, ...