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20.01.2016 New study accepted in Cell von Leonhardt, S.D.*, Menzel, F.*, Nehring, V.* und Schmitt, T.: "Ecology and evolution of communication in social insects" (*all three authors contributed equally).
24.11.2015 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"
19.10.2015 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"

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Institute of Zoology
Evolutionary Biology
Prof. Dr. Susanne Foitzik
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55128 Mainz
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Evolutionary Biology
Kaija Krüger
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