Karyotype evolution in Australian ants

@article{Imai2004KaryotypeEI,
  title={Karyotype evolution in Australian ants},
  author={Hirotami T. Imai and Ross H. Crozier and Robert W. Taylor},
  journal={Chromosoma},
  year={2004},
  volume={59},
  pages={341-393}
}
Abstract105 Australian ant species, including members of the important primitive genera Amblyopone and Myrmecia, were karyotyped using a C-banding air-drying technique. The observed haploid numbers in this survey ranged from 2n=84 (the highest known in the Hymenoptera) to 2n=9. Seven types of chromosome rearrangement were detected, namely: Robertsonian rearrangements, pericentric inversions, saltatory changes in constitutive heterochromatin, simple reciprocal translocations, complex… 

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