Chemically based interactions and nutritional ecology of Labidus praedator (Formicidae: Ecitoninae) in an agroecosystem adjacent to a gallery forest

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Monteiro, André F. M. ; Sujii, Edison R. ; Morais, Helena C. (2008)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Zoologia
  • Subject: Army ants | Cerrado | chemical opportunism | diet | swarm followers | dieta | formigas de correição | oportunismo químico | seguidores das frentes de caça

New World army ants species have an important role in structuring invertebrate communities. Labidus praedator (Fr. Smith, 1858) is a generalist top predator that can reduce pest densities in agroecosystems. The aim of this study was to describe behavioral attributes, di... View more
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