Metapleural gland secretion of the leaf-cutter ant Acromyrmex octospinosus: New compounds and their functional significance

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Diethe Ortius-Lechner, Roland Maile, E. David Morgan, Jacobus Jan Boomsma

formicidae, leaf-cutter ants, Acromyrmex octospinosus, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, metapleural gland, carboxylic and fatty acids, lactones, keto acids, antibiotics.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Chemical Ecology
Issue numberVol. 26 no. 7
Pages (from-to)1667-1683
ISSN0098-0331
Publication statusPublished - 2000

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