Building pheromones ofVespa orientalis andPolistes foederatus

@article{Ishay2004BuildingPO,
  title={Building pheromones ofVespa orientalis andPolistes foederatus},
  author={J. Ishay and B. Perna},
  journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={5},
  pages={259-272}
}
  • J. Ishay, B. Perna
  • Published 2004
  • Biology
  • Journal of Chemical Ecology
  • Among Vespinae both the queen and the workers build cells of a typical architectural design which are suitable for rearing a brood. In the case ofVespa orientalis, but not in the speciesV. crabro, Paravespula vulgaris,P. germanica, Dolichovespula saxonica, orD. media, groups of workers of various ages which are kept in artificial breeding boxes in the absence of a queen continue to build new cells and even entire combs. Workers which are deprived of a queen build worker cells but not queen… CONTINUE READING
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