Science News About Ant and Other Social Insect Research
Friday, November 28, 2003
Proceedings: Biological Sciences: "Speed versus accuracy in collective decision making (Franks et al.): House-hunting ant colonies (Leptothorax albipennis) choose a new nest more quickly in harsh conditions than in benign ones and are less discriminating. "
Proceedings: Biological Sciences: "The automatic pilot of honeybees"
Thursday, November 27, 2003
J. Nat. Hist.: "Carton nest building and trophobiont manipulation in the south-east Asian ant Dolichoderus sulcaticeps (Mayr 1870) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)"
Ants of Borneo, Malaysia - a virtual museum of natural history: "THE ANTS OF PORING
KINABALU PARK, BORNEO" by M. Pfeiffer, Univ. Ulm, Germany
Apidologie: "Sperm numbers in drone honeybees (Apis mellifera) depend on body size "
Apidologie: "Suppression of ovarian development of Bombus terrestris workers by B. terrestris queens, Psithyrus vestalis and Psithyrus bohemicus females "
Friday, November 21, 2003
F. R. Adler and D. M. Gordon, Nonoverlapping Foraging Ranges in Ants: "An optimal foraging response to a combination of exploitation and interference competition can largely explain how individual foraging behavior creates the foraging range of a colony in Pogonomyrmex barbatus"
ZSJ : Vol. 20 (2003) , No. 7 pp.919-924: "Leptogenys khammouanensis sp. nov. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). A Possible Troglobitic Species of Laos, with a Discussion on Cave Ants"
Monday, November 17, 2003
PLoS Biology: Journal Club Army Ants Trapped by Their Evolutionary History