An Unusually Broad Behavioral Repertory for a Major Worker in a Dimorphic Ant Species: Pheidole Morrisi (Hymenoptera, Formicidae).

Patel, Aniruddh D.
1990

The vast majority of species in the extremely diverse ant genus Pheidole exhibit complete dimorphism in the worker caste. That is, the workers are divided into two clearly distinguishable morphological classes: the small but numerous "minor" or "minor caste", and the larger, less numerous "majors" or "major caste". This trait makes species of Pheidole especially attractive for the comparative stud... read more

Subjects
Ants--Behavior.
Pheidole.
Insects--Behavior.
Tufts University. Department of Psychology.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/009073
Original publication
Aniruddh D. Patel, "An Unusually Broad Behavioral Repertory for a Major Worker in a Dimorphic Ant Species: Pheidole Morrisi (Hymenoptera, Formicidae)," Psyche, vol. 97, no. 3-4, pp. 181-191, 1990. doi:10.1155/1990/56747.
ID: tufts:17139
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