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Keywords: venom volatileClose
Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (15): 2442–2449.
Published: 1 August 2008
... foundress is the principal egg-layer, whereas workers perform different tasks linked to colony development. Previous studies have demonstrated in this genus that defence of the colony by the workers is more effectively carried out by a collective response elicited by venom volatiles used as alarm pheromones...