Spatial specialization of the foragers and foraging strategy inLasius fuliginosus (Latreille) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)

@article{Quinet2005SpatialSO,
  title={Spatial specialization of the foragers and foraging strategy inLasius fuliginosus (Latreille) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)},
  author={Yves Quinet and Jacques M. Pasteels},
  journal={Insectes Sociaux},
  year={2005},
  volume={43},
  pages={333-346}
}
The spatial specialization inLasius fuliginosus was investigated in the field by a mass-marking of foragers with colors. In the spring, summer and autumn, foragers exhibit a high degree of persistence, with coefficients of fidelity between 83 and 96%, in using a particular foraging trail, in visiting a particular tree or shrub housing aphid colonies, and even micro-sites like a particular branch. A high degree of fidelity to particular temporary hunting ground areas has also been shown. Trail… CONTINUE READING
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