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Antwikiorg 4 21014 supercoloniesargen1neants

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enforcement
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 2/10/14
 Nestmate
recogni1on
 •  Coopera1ve
tasks
 –  Foraging
 –  Brood
care
 •  Colony
defense
 •  Compe11on
for
resources
 Mechanisms
of
Nestmate
Recogni1on
 •  Chemical
cues
(mostly
tac1le)
 –  Cu1cular
hydrocarbons
(CHCs)
 –  Hydrocarbons
 •  Transferred
through
contact
 –  Honey
bees
–
wax
comb
 –  Some
termites
–
trophallaxis
 www.bugguide.net
 Nestmate
Recogni1on
‐
Ants
 •  First
line
colony
defense
 •  “Colony...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2014 for the course ENTOMOLOGY ent 104 taught by Professor Edwinlewis during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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