Trevor R Sorrells
Affiliation: University of California
- Chemical defense by the native winter ant (Prenolepis imparis) against the invasive Argentine ant (Linepithema humile)Trevor R Sorrells
Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e18717. 2011..imparis workers showed that the nonpolar fraction is derived from the Dufour's gland. Based on these conclusions, we hypothesize that this chemical defense may help P. imparis to resist displacement by L. humile...