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The ants of Marchena Island, twelve years after the introduction of the little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata
Marchena is asma]] and isolated island to the north of the Archipelago. The island is largely covered by pyroclastic cones and fresh lava fields. The vegetated area is small (32.8 km2), compared withExpand
Identification and Optimization of Microbial Attractants for Philornis downsi, an Invasive Fly Parasitic on Galapagos Birds
We investigated the role of olfactory cues from actively fermenting yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) in attraction of adult Philornis downsi and identified two synergistically attractive yeastExpand
Darwin’s finches treat their feathers with a natural repellent
Darwin’s finches are highly innovative. Recently we recorded for the first time a behavioural innovation in Darwin’s finches outside the foraging context: individuals of four species rubbed leaves ofExpand
CDF Checklist of Galapagos Ants
This Checklist of Galapagos Ants includes a total of all 47 taxa reported from the Galapagos Islands. For each name, detailed information is provided: its Galapagos distribution in islands groups orExpand
The distribution, conservation, and larval food plant of Epiplema becki Hayes (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Uraniidae) on the Galapagos Islands
Two new populations and the host plant of the rarely encountered Galapagos endemic moth Epiplema becki were found on Isabela Island, on Wolf and Sierra Negra volcanoes, with a sighting on DarwinExpand