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Unformatted text preview: Announcements Last lecture • S u b s o c ia l b e h a v io r • D e a d lin e s – In s e c t c o lle c tio n M a y 1 4 ( m o r n in g ) – F ie ld J o u r n a l M a y 1 4 ( m o r n in g ) – L a b n o te b o o k d u e a t F in a l E x a m • E x tr a tim e fo r c o lle c tio n – T o d a y f r o m 1 2 :0 0 - 1 :3 0 – T u e s d a y a .m . 9 :3 0 - 1 1 :3 0 • N e e d q u iz 2 s c o re s , v e rs io n in s p r e a d s h e e t file m is s in g Honey Bees • C o lo n y d e v e lo p s a n d m a y fo u n d n e w c o lo n ie s d u r in g s u m m e r • N e s t m a d e o f w a x s e c r e te d b y b e e s • C a s te s : q u e e n ( la r g e r ) , w o r k e r ( s m a lle r ) , d r o n e • O ld w o r k e r s : h iv e ; Y o u n g w o r k e r s : fie ld – A g g r e g a tio n s – S o ld ie r a p h id s a n d t h r ip s – P a re n ta l c a re • T e n d in g o r fe e d in g • N e s t m a k in g – Solitary – communal • Q u a s is o c ia lity • S e m is o c ia lity • E u s o c ia lity Ants – A ll a n ts a r e e u s o c ia l – W o rk e rs m a y b e p o ly m o rp h ic – T ro p h o g e n ic – F e e d in g • P r e d a to r y • S e e d a n d g r a in h a r v e s te r s • M u tu a lis ts w ith p la n ts • H o n e y d e w s p e c ia lis ts Leaf Cutter Ants Leaf Cutter Ants 1 Leaf Cutter Ants Termites Termites Termites • Lower termites – W o o d - d ig e s tin g e n d o s y m b io n ts – L o o s e c a s te s , a ll w o r k e r s im m a tu r e – M o r p h o lo g y a n d c a s te m a y c h a n g e a fte r m o ltin g – Q u e e n s im ila r to w o r k e r s Termite Mounds • H ig h e r te r m ite s : T e r m itid a e – N o s y m b io tic fla g e lla te s – R ig id c a s te s y s te m – Q u e e n d iffe r s fr o m w o r k e r s Communication • C h e m ic a l- p h e r o m o n e s – A la r m – O r ie n ta tio n – M a tin g – Q u e e n s u p p r e s s io n o f r e p r o d u c tiv e d e v e lo p m e n t in w o rk e rs • V is u a l- d a n c e s – F o o d lo c a tio n – F o r a g in g c o n tr o l – N e w n e s t lo c a tio n 2 Termite Mounds Termite Mounds 3 ...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course BIOLOGY 323 taught by Professor Rank during the Spring '08 term at Sonoma.

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