The Antsy Social Network: Determinants of Nest Structure and Arrangement in Asian Weaver Ants.

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Kadambari Devarajan;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 6 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4896424, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156681
  • Subject: Ants | Research Article | Mathematics | Decision Analysis | Larvae | Engineering and Technology | Mathematical and Statistical Techniques | Management Engineering | Trees | Multivariate Analysis | Agriculture | Physical Sciences | Leaves | Plants | Plant Science | Animals | Metamorphosis | Silk | Statistics (Mathematics) | Biology and Life Sciences | Developmental Biology | Animal Products | Plant Anatomy | Research and Analysis Methods | Arthropoda | Medicine | Insects | Q | R | Hymenoptera | Decision Trees | Science | Organisms | Invertebrates | Statistical Methods | Principal Component Analysis

Asian weaver ants (Oecophylla smaragdina) are arboreal ants that are known to form mutualistic complexes with their host trees. They are eusocial ants that build elaborate nests in the canopy in tropical areas. A colony comprises of multiple nests, usually on multiple t... View more
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