A silk-nest weaving Dolichoderine ant in a Malayan rain forest

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In a montane Malayan rain forest, at an elevation of about 900 m above sea level, we found an undetermined and possibly undescribedDolichoderus species of thethoracicus group, living in colonies consisting of 50–100 silken pavilions on the undersides of leaves of different species of trees. Inside these pavilions, the ants kept scale insects, which we never… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01314916

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@article{Maschwitz2005ASW, title={A silk-nest weaving Dolichoderine ant in a Malayan rain forest}, author={Ulrich Maschwitz and Klaus Dumpert and Thomas Botz and William M. Rohe}, journal={Insectes Sociaux}, year={2005}, volume={38}, pages={307-316} }