Mimetic host shifts in a social parasite of ants: Behavioural study

K. Schönrogge, J.A. Thomas, G.W. Elmes, M. Sielezniew, A. Stankiewicz-Fiedurek, D. Simcox & J. Settele
This dataset derives from cross-over experiments using ant worker rescue behaviour towards caterpillars of the socially parasitic butterfly from two host-ecotypes. The data comprise datasets collected from four 4 experiments 3 hours after testing and from 4 experiments 7 days later. They all include nest numbers, the order of retrieval ranked by the attention of nurse ants to the ant pupae, large larvae and small larvae and the adult Maculinea rebeli. The data give the...

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  • UFZ Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research
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  • Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
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  • UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
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  • Polish Academy of Sciences
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  • University of Białystok
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  • University of Oxford
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