Comparative Study of Mandibular Gland Secretions of Workers of Ponerine Ants

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The chemical contents of the mandibular glands of workers of eight species of ponerine ants have been analyzed and quantified. In three species (Ectatomma sp. from Brazil, Odontomachus bauri, and Pachycondyla striata) the contents were essentially a mixture of alkylpyrazines only. Three species (Odontoponera transversa, Pachycondyla indica, and Pachycondyla… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1020987028163

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@article{Morgan2004ComparativeSO, title={Comparative Study of Mandibular Gland Secretions of Workers of Ponerine Ants}, author={E. D. David Morgan and Ruth Rufino Do Nascimento and Sarah J. Keegans and Johan P J Billen}, journal={Journal of Chemical Ecology}, year={2004}, volume={25}, pages={1395-1409} }