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Waste deposition in leaf-cutting ants is guided by olfactory cues from waste.

Römer D, Roces F.

Naturwissenschaften. 2019 Jan 8;106(1-2):3. doi: 10.1007/s00114-018-1599-0.

PMID:
30617631
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Learning through the waste: olfactory cues from the colony refuse influence plant preferences in foraging leaf-cutting ants.

Arenas A, Roces F.

J Exp Biol. 2016 Aug 15;219(Pt 16):2490-6. doi: 10.1242/jeb.139568. Epub 2016 Jun 9.

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Appetitive and aversive learning of plants odors inside different nest compartments by foraging leaf-cutting ants.

Arenas A, Roces F.

J Insect Physiol. 2018 Aug - Sep;109:85-92. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.07.001. Epub 2018 Jul 4.

PMID:
29981324
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Nest enlargement in leaf-cutting ants: relocated brood and fungus trigger the excavation of new chambers.

Römer D, Roces F.

PLoS One. 2014 May 15;9(5):e97872. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097872. eCollection 2014.

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Carbon dioxide sensing in the social context: Leaf-cutting ants prefer elevated CO2 levels to tend their brood.

Römer D, Bollazzi M, Roces F.

J Insect Physiol. 2018 Jul;108:40-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2018.05.007. Epub 2018 May 18.

PMID:
29778905
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Nest volatiles as modulators of nestmate recognition in the ant Camponotus fellah.

Katzav-Gozansky T, Boulay R, Ionescu-Hirsh A, Hefetz A.

J Insect Physiol. 2008 Feb;54(2):378-85. Epub 2007 Oct 25.

PMID:
18045612
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Carbon dioxide sensing in an obligate insect-fungus symbiosis: CO2 preferences of leaf-cutting ants to rear their mutualistic fungus.

Römer D, Bollazzi M, Roces F.

PLoS One. 2017 Apr 4;12(4):e0174597. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0174597. eCollection 2017.

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Desert ants benefit from combining visual and olfactory landmarks.

Steck K, Hansson BS, Knaden M.

J Exp Biol. 2011 Apr 15;214(Pt 8):1307-12. doi: 10.1242/jeb.053579.

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Avoidance of plants unsuitable for the symbiotic fungus in leaf-cutting ants: Learning can take place entirely at the colony dump.

Arenas A, Roces F.

PLoS One. 2017 Mar 8;12(3):e0171388. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171388. eCollection 2017.

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Sequential soil transport and its influence on the spatial organisation of collective digging in leaf-cutting ants.

Pielström S, Roces F.

PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57040. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0057040. Epub 2013 Feb 15.

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Underground anemotactic orientation in leaf-cutting ants: perception of airflow and experience-dependent choice of airflow direction during digging.

Halboth F, Roces F.

Naturwissenschaften. 2017 Sep 19;104(9-10):82. doi: 10.1007/s00114-017-1504-2.

PMID:
28929237
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Social life and sanitary risks: evolutionary and current ecological conditions determine waste management in leaf-cutting ants.

Farji-Brener AG, Elizalde L, Fernández-Marín H, Amador-Vargas S.

Proc Biol Sci. 2016 May 25;283(1831). pii: 20160625. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0625.

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Leaf processing behaviour in Atta leafcutter ants: 90% of leaf cutting takes place inside the nest, and ants select pieces that require less cutting.

Garrett RW, Carlson KA, Goggans MS, Nesson MH, Shepard CA, Schofield RM.

R Soc Open Sci. 2016 Jan 27;3(1):150111. doi: 10.1098/rsos.150111. eCollection 2016 Jan.

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Chemical disguise of myrmecophilous cockroaches and its implications for understanding nestmate recognition mechanisms in leaf-cutting ants.

Nehring V, Dani FR, Calamai L, Turillazzi S, Bohn H, Klass KD, d'Ettorre P.

BMC Ecol. 2016 Aug 5;16:35. doi: 10.1186/s12898-016-0089-5.

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Alarm Pheromone Composition and Behavioral Activity in Fungus-Growing Ants.

Norman VC, Butterfield T, Drijfhout F, Tasman K, Hughes WO.

J Chem Ecol. 2017 Mar;43(3):225-235. doi: 10.1007/s10886-017-0821-4. Epub 2017 Feb 28.

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The determination of nest depth in founding queens of leaf-cutting ants (Atta vollenweideri): idiothetic and temporal control.

Fröhle K, Roces F.

J Exp Biol. 2012 May 15;215(Pt 10):1642-50. doi: 10.1242/jeb.066217.

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Plants use macronutrients accumulated in leaf-cutting ant nests.

da S L Sternberg L, Pinzon MC, Moreira MZ, Moutinho P, Rojas EI, Herre EA.

Proc Biol Sci. 2007 Feb 7;274(1608):315-21.

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