Females ofFormica rufa L. (Hym., Formicidae) with enlarged labial glands

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Females with enlarged labial glands were found in two colonies of the polygynous form ofFormica rufa L. They were distinguishable from normal females by more or less extensive brown patches on otherwise black scutums, and by slightly enlarged pronotums. They mated in the ordinary way; afterwards they were found to have their spermathecas full of living… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02224115

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