Colony composition and behavioral characteristics of Myrmoteras iriodum and M. jaitrongi in Ulu Gombak, Peninsular Malaysia (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

, Satoshi Miyazaki, & Johan Billen
The colony composition and behavioral characteristics of the trap-jaw ants Myrmoteras iriodum and M. jaitrongi were studied in Ulu Gombak, Peninsular Malaysia. The following colony characteristics were common in both species: (1) Colony size was remarkably small, less than 10 workers on average with one mated dealate queen. Alate sexuals were produced in colonies with less than 10 workers. (2) Queens had a total of four ovarioles per individual (2+2) while workers had two (1+1)....
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.