At the brink of supercoloniality: genetic, behavioral, and chemical assessments of population structure of the desert ant Cataglyphis niger

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†These authors have contributed equally to this work. The nesting habits of ants play an important role in structuring ant populations. They vary from monodomy, a colony occupies a single nest, via polydomy, a colony occupies multiple adjacent nests, to supercoloniality, a colony spans over large territories comprising dozen to thousands nests without… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2014.00013

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@inproceedings{Saar2014AtTB, title={At the brink of supercoloniality: genetic, behavioral, and chemical assessments of population structure of the desert ant Cataglyphis niger}, author={Maya Saar and Laurianne Leniaud and Serge Aron and Abraham Hefetz}, booktitle={Front. Ecol. Evol.}, year={2014} }