Social organization of colony movement in the tropical ponerine ant,Diacamma rugosum (Le Guillou)


This work is part of a study on the social organization ofDiacamma rugosum, a large ponerine ant, which lacks a distinctive reproductive queen. This ant forms a small colony and frequently changes its nest site when the environmental conditions become unfavourable. Experiments in the laboratory showed that slight physical disturbances easily caused colony… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02347836


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