Chemical crypsis in predatory ants

@article{Longhurst2005ChemicalCI,
  title={Chemical crypsis in predatory ants},
  author={C. Longhurst and Raymond Baker and Philip E. Howse},
  journal={Experientia},
  year={2005},
  volume={35},
  pages={870-872}
}
The repellent responses of worker termites to ants are determined by the exocrine gland secretions of the latter. Specialized termite predators produce non-repellent aliphatic alcohols as the major components of their mandibular glands, whereas unspecialized con-generics usually produce repellent ketones and aldehydes. 

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