Polybia occidentalis

 
National Institutes of Health

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2019
2019
The venoms of wasps are a complex mixture of biologically active compounds, such as low molecular mass compounds, peptides, and… Expand
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2011
2011
Scent marking food resources is expected to enhance foraging efficiency reducing search time. Many social bees exhibit this… Expand
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2007
2007
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In this work, a neuroactive peptide from the venom of the neotropical wasp Polybia occidentalis was… Expand
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2006
2006
An efficient exploitation of carbohydrate food sources would be beneficial for social wasp species that store nectar within their… Expand
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2005
2005
Several investigations demonstrate that neurotoxins isolated from venoms of spiders and wasps may exert specific and selective… Expand
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1992
1992
SummaryWe studied the effects of intrinsic colony characteristics and an imposed contingency on the life span and behavior of… Expand
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1992
1992
Although tapping the nest in simulated vertebrate attack caused all but 1-day-old workers of Polybia occidentalis to rush from… Expand
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1990
1990
SummaryWe measured patterns of individual forager specialization and colony-wide rates of material input during periods of… Expand
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
SummaryNest construction, a complex social activity requiring the coordination of 3 tasks (Fig.2), was compared in large (<350… Expand
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1981
1981
Summary1.Defensive behavior in the social wasp Polybia occidentalis involves two steps: first, in response to jarring of the nest… Expand
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