Life-Histories of Sub-Arctic Ants

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Heinze, Jürgen;
  • Subject: ddc:570 | 590 Tiere (Zoologie) | ddc:590 | 570 Biowissenschaften, Biologie
    mesheuropmc: food and beverages | behavior and behavior mechanisms | biochemical phenomena, metabolism, and nutrition | fungi

Ant species belonging to seven genera occur in habitats near the tree line in the Northern Hemisphere. An analysis of colony founding strategies suggests that in addition to physiological cold resistance, behavioral and sociometric adaptations might be important for sur... View more
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