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Lab 10: Nest recognition in Harvester ants Quiz Questions: 1. The scientific name for the ants used in this lab is ____ Pogonomyrmex barbatus . 2. What is the category of chemicals called that functions as sex attractants as well as a means of identifying members of a colony or caste of insects? _____ pheromones __________________ 3. Which female in an ant colony is the only fertile reproductive ant? __ queen_ 4. Female ants differ from male ants because the female ants are __ diploid ____ while the male ants are ___ haploid _____. 5. How often does the fertile female ant of a colony mate? __________ 6. Each female ant receives ____ 1 ________ copy/copies of the female parent genome. 7. Female siblings, on average, share ___ 50 __________% of the genetic information they received from their female parent. 8. Female siblings share ____ 100 _________% of the genetic information they received from their male parent.
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Unformatted text preview: 9. On average, female sibling ants share ____ 75 ________% of their entire genomes in common. 10. Worker ants can propagate their genes indirectly by ____________ the queen ant. 11. In this lab you will be investigating whether or not the ants show a preference for their own soil or __ other colonys soil ______ and whether or not they show a preference for their own soil or ___ soil that is not part of the nest _____. 12. You should be careful when handling the ants because they can inflict a painful ___ sting _____ on the unwary. 13. What kind of hypothesis will you be testing in the lab? ___________________________ 14. State specifically the hypothesis that you will be testing: 15. How long will you observe each individual ant? ____ 2 minutes ______ 16. How many ants (n) will make up the initial small samples? ________ 5 __________ 17. How many ants (n) will make up the pooled sample? _______ 20 __________...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course BIO 206 l taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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