Field study on foraging by the polymorphic ant species,Pheidole pallidula

@article{Detrain2005FieldSO,
  title={Field study on foraging by the polymorphic ant species,Pheidole pallidula},
  author={Claire Detrain},
  journal={Insectes Sociaux},
  year={2005},
  volume={37},
  pages={315-332}
}
The dimorphic ant specicsP. pallidula is widespread in all Mediterranean countries and was the dominant species in our study area. Demographic data such as relative abundance, density, spatial distribution were collected and quantitative observations ofP. pallidula behaviour were made at the time of food exploitation. This allowed us to discern the relations, particularly competitives ones, between their workers and other sympatric ant species (Aphaenogaster senilis, Crematogaster sordidula… CONTINUE READING

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