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Trail-marking substance of the Texas leaf-cutting ant: source and potencyAuthor(s): John C. Moser; Murray S. Blum
Source: Science 140: 1228
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe trail-marking substance of Atta texana (Buckley) is formed in the true poison gland and deposited by the sting. This attractant is initially produced by teneral workers. The substance obtained from mature, large workers is the most potent.
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CitationMoser, John C.; Blum, Murray S. 1963. Trail-marking substance of the Texas leaf-cutting ant: source and potency. Science 140: 1228
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