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n African Entomology - Glandular secretions of the myrmicine ant (Hymenoptera : Formicidae)

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Abstract

The workers of the thermophilic ant, , have large pygidial glands, the contents of which are dominated by indole-3-ethanol, a newly discovered substance in insect secretions. The Dufour glands of workers contain a mixture of saturated, unsaturated and methyl-branched hydrocarbons and small amounts of fatty esters.

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2006-09-01
2016-12-03
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