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New study accepted in Behavioral Ecology by Körner M, Diehl JMC and Meunier J: "Growing up with feces: benefits of allo-coprophagy in families of the European earwig."
New study accepted in Oecologia by Ratz T, Kramer J, Veuille M and Meunier J: "The population determines whether and how life-history traits vary between reproductive events in an insect with maternal care."
|13.07.2016||New study accepted in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology by I'Anson Price R, Grüter C, Hughes WOH und Evison SEF: "Symmetry breaking in mass-recruiting ants: extent of foraging biases depends on resource quality."|
New study accepted in the International Journal of Mobile Network Design and Innovation by Edenhofer S, Tomforde S, Fischer D, Hähner J, Menzel F, von Mammen S: "Decentralised trust-management inspired by ant pheromones."
New study accepted in Chemoecology by Binz H, Kraft E, Entling M und Menzel F: "Behavioral response of a generalist predator to chemotactile cues of two taxonomically distinct prey species."
|13.06.2016||New study accepted in Journal of Evolutionary Biology by Kohlmeier P, Holländer K and Meunier J: "Survival after pathogen exposure in group-living insects: don't forget the stress of social isolation!"|
New study accepted in Oikos by Wüst M and Menzel F: "I smell where you walked - how chemical cues influence movement decisions in ants."
New study accepted in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology by Metzler D, Jordan F, Pamminger T and Foitzik S: "The influence of space and time on the evolution of altruistic defense: the case of ant slave rebellion."
New study accepted in Current Opinion in Insect Science by Negroni M, Jongepier E, Feldmeyer B, Kramer BH and Foitzik S: "Life history evolution in social insects: a female perspective."
|New study accepted in Acta Oecologica by Ellwood MDFE, Blüthgen N, Fayle TM, Foster WA und Menzel F: "Competition can lead to unexpected patterns in tropical ant communities."|
New study accepted in Behavioral Ecology by Pasquier G and Grüter C: "Individual learning and exploration are linked to colony foraging success in a mass-recruiting ant."
New study accepted in Insectes Sociaux by Grüter C, von Zuben L, Segers FHID, Cunningham P: "Warfare in stingless bees."
|20.01.2016||New study accepted in Cell by Leonhardt, S.D.*, Menzel, F.*, Nehring, V.* und Schmitt, T.: "Ecology and evolution of communication in social insects" (*all three authors contributed equally).|
New study accepted in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences by Jongepier E and Foitzik S. "Fitness Costs of Worker Specialisation for Ant Societies".
|22.11.2015||New study accepted in Molecular Ecology by Feldmeyer B, Mazur J, Beros S, Lerp H, Binder H and Foitzik S. "Gene expression patterns underlying parasite-induced alterations in host behaviour and life history"|
New study accepted in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences by Beros S, Jongepier E, Hagemeier F and Foitzik S. "The parasite’s long arm: A tapeworm parasite induces behavioural changes in uninfected group members of its social host"
|13.10.2015||New study accepted in Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution by I'Anson Price R and Grüter C. "Why, when and where did honey bee dance communication evolve?"|
|13.10.2015||New study accepted in Behavioral Ecology by Kramer J and Meunier J. "Maternal condition determines offspring behavior towards family members in the European earwig".|
|22.09.2015||New study accepted in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences by Thesing J, Kramer J, Koch LK and Meunier J. "Short-term benefits, but transgenerational costs of maternal loss in an insect with facultative maternal care".|
|18.09.2015||New study accepted in Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology by Kleeberg I and Foitzik S. "The placid slavemaker: avoiding detection and conflict as an alternative, peaceful raiding strategy".|
|24.08.2015||New study accepted in Journal of Evolutionary Biology by Jongepier E, Kleeberg I and Foitzik S. "The ecological success of a social parasite increases with manipulation of collective host behaviour"|
|24.08.2015||New study accepted in Behavioural Ecology by Jongepier E and Foitzik S. "Ant recognition cue diversity is higher in the presence of slavemaker ants."|
|17.07.2015||New study accepted in Ecology by Houadria M, Blüthgen N, Salas-Lopez A, Schmitt MI, Arndt J, Schneider E, Orivel J and Menzel F. "The relation between circadian asynchrony, functional redundancy and trophic performance in tropical ant communities"|