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Inquilines are able to detect their host alarm
by Og DeSouza - Tuesday, 25 October 2016, 1:13 PM
 

A new paper has been just published with our collaborators from the lab of Insect-Microorganisms Interactions from UFViçosa and the lab of Ecological Interactions from Univ. Fed. Sergipe:

Cristaldo et al. 2016 Heterospecific detection of host alarm cues by an inquiline termite species (Blattodea: Isoptera: Termitidae) Animal Behaviour 120: 43-49