- Host ant independent oviposition in the parasitic butterfly Maculinea alconMatthias A Fürst
Department of Biology, Centre for Social Evolution, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Biol Lett 6:174-6. 2010..alcon, but support an oviposition strategy based on plant characteristics. This suggests that careful management of host-ant distribution is necessary for conservation of this endangered butterfly...
- Testing the adjustable threshold model for intruder recognition on Myrmica ants in the context of a social parasiteMatthias A Fürst
Centre for Social Evolution, Animal Behaviour Group, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Proc Biol Sci 279:516-22. 2012..Our results confirm all these predictions, supporting flexible aggression behaviour in Myrmica ants depending on context...