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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (6): jeb219238.
Published: 19 March 2020
... the co-opting of nutritional status to regulate division of labour in social insect colonies. Eusociality Reproduction Nutrition Fat content Clonality Formicidae Insect societies are typically characterized by a well-ordered division of labour among their nestmates. While egg layers...
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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (17): jeb206821.
Published: 3 September 2019
... transport challenges, and groups struggling to move large loads may find obstacle navigation easier. Emergent behavior Self-organization Decentralized coordination Collective behaviour Formicidae Social collectives are remarkably successful, with ants being among the most cooperative...
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J Exp Biol (2018) 221 (1): jeb171843.
Published: 9 January 2018
... Formicidae Tarsi Temperature is perhaps the most influential environmental factor contributing to the survival of ectotherms. Specifically, deviations from an ectotherm's thermal tolerance range (i.e. maximum and minimum critical thermal tolerances, CT max and CT min , respectively) can have...
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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (1): 53–62.
Published: 1 January 2017
... and evolution. Body size Evolutionary developmental biology Formicidae Intercaste Phenotypic plasticity Polyphenism Many insect species, such as locusts and dung beetles, display morphological polyphenisms ( Simpson et al., 2011 ; Hartfelder and Emlen, 2012 ). Perhaps the most elaborate...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (21): 3366–3375.
Published: 1 November 2016
... with simple behaviors; if unsuccessful, they switch to robust behaviors that work for more difficult obstacles. Self-organization Emergent phenomena Formicidae Problem solving Decentralized coordination Swarm intelligence From multi-cellular organization to massive animal migrations...
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J Exp Biol (2014) 217 (12): 2163–2170.
Published: 15 June 2014
... on the water surface in semiaquatic bugs (Insecta, Hemiptera, Gerromorpha) . Vidensk. Meddr. Dansk Naturh. Foren.   139 , 337 - 396 . Baader   A. P. ( 1996 ). The significance of visual landmarks for navigation of the giant tropical ant, Paraponera clavata (Formicidae, Ponerinae) . Insectes Soc...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (4): 742–749.
Published: 15 February 2013
...@mq.edu.au ) † Present address: School of Life Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton BN1 9QG, UK 17 5 2012 17 10 2012 © 2013. 2013 navigation searching behaviour Formicidae Melophorus bagoti random walk Lévy walk Many insects use visual objects...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (3): 454–460.
Published: 1 February 2012
.... 2012 behavior division of labor ecdysteroids endocrine Formicidae juvenile hormone The evolution of increasing social complexity in insects culminates in colonial species exhibiting a reproductive division of labor ( Wilson, 1971 ). In addition, a further division of tasks within...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (8): 1313–1321.
Published: 15 March 2004
.... A. aculeatus may therefore contain distasteful factors besides its glandular products. * Author for correspondence (e-mail: te14@cornell.edu ) 5 1 2004 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2004 2004 opilionid predation exocrine gland 1,4-benzoquinone repellent Formicidae Lycosidae...
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J Exp Biol (1995) 198 (8): 1637–1646.
Published: 1 August 1995
..., Universität Zürich-Irchel, Winterthurerstrasse 190, CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland. 18 04 1995 © The Company of Biologists Limited 1995 ants body size Cataglyphis compound eye divergence angles Formicidae optics pseudopupil scaling Even though the worker castes of most ant...
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J Exp Biol (1994) 192 (1): 119–127.
Published: 1 July 1994
...Christoph P. E. Zollikofer ABSTRACT Stepping pattern geometry and walking kinematics of individual foragers of Cataglyphis fortis (Formicidae: Hymenoptera) were recorded during outward and homeward trips to and from a food source. While returning homewards, the animals were supplied with food items...
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J Exp Biol (1994) 192 (1): 107–118.
Published: 1 July 1994
..., CH-8057 Zürich, Switzerland. 9 3 1994 ©The Company of Biologists Limited 1994 insects Formicidae ants terrestrial locomotion scale effects body morphology body size kinematics In walking insects, the coordination patterns of the legs reflect to a large extent...
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J Exp Biol (1994) 192 (1): 95–106.
Published: 1 July 1994
... Limited 1994 insects Formicidae ants terrestrial locomotion gait patterns kinematics During recent decades, terrestrial locomotion of insects has become the subject of a steadily growing number of studies focusing on the neural background and the morphological and mechanical...