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2019
Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Destruction of spiderwebs and rescue of ensnared nestmates by a granivorous desert ant (Veromessor pergandei)

Kwapich, C. L. & Hölldobler, B., Sep 1 2019, In : American Naturalist. 194, 3, p. 395-404 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Intraspecific variation in colony founding behavior and social organization in the honey ant Myrmecocystus mendax

Eriksson, T. H., Hoelldobler, B., Taylor, J. E. & Gadau, J., May 1 2019, In : Insectes Sociaux. 66, 2, p. 283-297 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018
Open Access
4 Scopus citations

The non-additive effects of body size on nest architecture in a polymorphic ant

Kwapich, C. L., Valentini, G. & Hölldobler, B., Aug 19 2018, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 373, 1753, 20170235.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2017

Amphotis marginata (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) a highwayman of the ant Lasius fuliginosus

Hoelldobler, B. & Kwapich, C. L., Aug 1 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 8, e0180847.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations
2016

Queen specific exocrine glands in legionary ants and their possible function in sexual selection

Hoelldobler, B., Mar 2016, In : PloS one. 11, 3, e0151604.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2015

Larval regulation of worker reproduction in the polydomous ant Novomessor cockerelli

Ebie, J. D., Hölldobler, B. & Liebig, J., Nov 19 2015, In : Naturwissenschaften. 102, 72.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

A context-dependent alarm signal in the ant Temnothorax rugatulus

Sasaki, T., Hoelldobler, B., Millar, J. G. & Pratt, S., Sep 1 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 18, p. 3229-3236 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

An empirically based simulation of group foraging in the harvesting ant, Messor pergandei

Plowes, N. J. R., Ramsch, K., Middendorf, M. & Hoelldobler, B., Jan 7 2014, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 340, p. 186-198 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Chemical communication during foraging in the harvesting ants Messor pergandei and Messor andrei

Plowes, N. J. R., Colella, T., Johnson, R. A. & Hoelldobler, B., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 200, 2, p. 129-137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

New exocrine glands in ants: The hypostomal gland and basitarsal gland in the genus Melissotarsus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Hoelldobler, B., Obermayer, M., Plowes, N. J. R. & Fisher, B. L., Jul 2014, In : Naturwissenschaften. 101, 7, p. 527-532 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2013

Division of labor is associated with age-independent changes in ovarian activity in Pogonomyrmex californicus harvester ants

Dolezal, A. G., Johnson, J., Hoelldobler, B. & Amdam, G., Apr 2013, In : Journal of insect physiology. 59, 4, p. 519-524 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Foraging behavior in the ant genus Messor (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)

Plowes, N. J. R., Johnson, R. A. & Hoelldobler, B., Mar 1 2013, In : Myrmecological News. 18, p. 33-49 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Large colonies and striking sexual investment in the African stink ant, Paltothyreus tarsatus (Subfamily Ponerinae)

Peeters, C., Braun, U. & Hoelldobler, B., Mar 1 2013, In : African Entomology. 21, 1, p. 9-14 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Pygidial gland chemistry and potential alarm-recruitment function in column foraging, but not solitary, Nearctic Messor harvesting ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)

Hoelldobler, B., Plowes, N. J. R., Johnson, R. A., Nishshanka, U., Liu, C. & Attygalle, A. B., Sep 1 2013, In : Journal of insect physiology. 59, 9, p. 863-869 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2012

Queen-specific signals and worker punishment in the ant Aphaenogaster cockerelli: The role of the Dufour's gland

Smith, A. A., Hoelldobler, B. & Liebig, J., Mar 1 2012, In : Animal Behaviour. 83, 3, p. 587-593 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

The potential for worker reproduction in the ant aphaenogaster cockerelli and its absence in the field

Smith, A. A., Overson, R. P., Hoelldobler, B., Gadau, J. & Liebig, J., Aug 1 2012, In : Insectes Sociaux. 59, 3, p. 411-416 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Worker division of labor and endocrine physiology are associated in the harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex californicus

Dolezal, A. G., Brent, C. S., Hoelldobler, B. & Amdam, G., Feb 1 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 3, p. 454-460 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations
2011

Queen number and raiding behavior in the ant genus Myrmecocystus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Hoelldobler, B., Grillenberger, B. & Gadau, J., May 1 2011, In : Myrmecological News. 15, p. 53-61 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Reclaiming the crown: Queen to worker conflict over reproduction in Aphaenogaster cockerelli

Smith, A. A., Hoelldobler, B. & Liebig, J., Mar 2011, In : Naturwissenschaften. 98, 3, p. 237-240 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2010

Multi-component signals in ant communication

Hoelldobler, B., Jan 1 2010, In : Unknown Journal. p. 127-131 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2009

Endocrine physiology of the division of labour in Pogonomyrmex californicus founding queens

Dolezal, A. G., Brent, C. S., Gadau, J., Hoelldobler, B. & Amdam, G., May 1 2009, In : Animal Behaviour. 77, 5, p. 1005-1010 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
2008

Delayed rejection in a leaf-cutting ant after foraging on plants unsuitable for the symbiotic fungus

Herz, H., Hoelldobler, B. & Roces, F., Jun 24 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology. 19, 3, p. 575-582 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Hydrocarbon signals explain the pattern of worker and egg policing in the ant Aphaenogaster cockerelli

Smith, A. A., Hoelldobler, B. & Liebig, J., Oct 2008, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34, 10, p. 1275-1282 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations
2007

Assessing herbivory rates of leaf-cutting ant (Atta colombica) colonies through short-term refuse deposition counts

Herz, H., Beyschlag, W. & Hoelldobler, B., Jul 1 2007, In : Biotropica. 39, 4, p. 476-481 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Herbivory rate of leaf-cutting ants in a tropical moist forest in Panama at the population and ecosystem scales

Herz, H., Beyschlag, W. & Hoelldobler, B., Jul 1 2007, In : Biotropica. 39, 4, p. 482-488 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Lack of physical policing and fertility cues in egg-laying workers of the ant Camponotus floridanus

Endler, A., Hoelldobler, B. & Liebig, J., Nov 1 2007, In : Animal Behaviour. 74, 5, p. 1171-1180 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Perceptual differences in trail-following leaf-cutting ants relate to body size

Kleineidam, C. J., Rössler, W., Hoelldobler, B. & Roces, F., Dec 2007, In : Journal of insect physiology. 53, 12, p. 1233-1241 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

The emergence of a superorganism through intergroup competition

Reeve, H. K. & Hoelldobler, B., Jun 5 2007, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 104, 23, p. 9736-9740 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations
2006

Influence of habitat fragmentation on the genetic variability in leaf litter ant populations in tropical rainforests of Sabah, Borneo

Bickel, T. O., Brühl, C. A., Gadau, J. R., Hölldobler, B. & Linsenmair, K. E., Jan 1 2006, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 15, 1, p. 157-175 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Population-wide lineage frequencies predict genetic load in the seed-harvester ant Pogonomyrmex

Anderson, K. E., Hoelldobler, B., Fewell, J., Mott, B. M. & Gadau, J., Sep 5 2006, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 103, 36, p. 13433-13438 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Queen fertility, egg marking and colony size in the ant Camponotus floridanus

Endler, A., Liebig, J. & Hoelldobler, B., Feb 1 2006, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 59, 4, p. 490-499 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

72 Scopus citations
2005
34 Scopus citations

Role of the queen in regulating reproduction in the bulldog ant Myrmecia gulosa: Control or signalling?

Dietemann, V., Peeters, C. & Hölldobler, B., Apr 2005, In : Animal Behaviour. 69, 4, p. 777-784 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2004

Biomechanics of ant adhesive pads: Frictional forces are rate- and temperature-dependent

Federle, W., Baumgartner, W. & Hölldobler, B., Jan 1 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 207, 1, p. 67-74 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations

Biosynthesis of the insect pheromone (S)-4-methyl-3-heptanone

Jarvis, A. P., Liebig, J., Hölldobler, B. & Oldham, N. J., Jan 1 2004, In : Chemical Communications. 4, 10, p. 1196-1197 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Dufour gland secretion in the harvester ant genus Pogonomyrmex

Hölldobler, B., Morgan, E. D., Oldham, N. J., Liebig, J. & Liu, Y., Apr 23 2004, In : Chemoecology. 14, 2, p. 101-106 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Extremely high mating frequency in the Florida harvester ant (Pogonomyrmex badius)

Rheindt, F. E., Gadau, J., Strehl, C. P. & Hölldobler, B., Sep 1 2004, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 56, 5, p. 472-481 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Foraging Biology of the Seed-Harvesting Ant, Pogonomyrmex (Ephebomyrmex) imberbiculus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)

Schilder, K., Hölldobler, B. & Heinze, J., Feb 17 2004, In : Sociobiology. 43, 2, p. 367-375 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Gamergates in the Australian ant subfamily Myrmeciinae

Dietemann, V., Peeters, C. & Hölldobler, B., Sep 1 2004, In : Naturwissenschaften. 91, 9, p. 432-435 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Phylogenetics of the new world honey ants (genus Myrmecocystus) estimated from mitochondrial DNA sequences

Kronauer, D. J. C., Hölldobler, B. & Gadau, J., Jul 1 2004, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 32, 1, p. 416-421 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Replication of the endosymbiotic bacterium Blochmannia floridanus is correlated with the developmental and reproductive stages of its ant host

Wolschin, F., Hölldobler, B., Gross, R. & Zientz, E., Jul 2004, In : Applied and environmental microbiology. 70, 7, p. 4096-4102 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Surface hydrocarbons of queen eggs regulate worker reproduction in a social insect

Endler, A., Liebig, J., Schmitt, T., Parker, J. E., Jones, G. R., Schreier, P. & Hölldobler, B., Mar 2 2004, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101, 9, p. 2945-2950 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

215 Scopus citations
2003
155 Scopus citations

Determinants of intracolonial relatedness in Pogonomyrmex rugosus (Hymenoptera; Formicidae): Mating frequency and brood raids

Gadau, J., Strehl, C. P., Oettler, J. & Hölldobler, B., Jul 1 2003, In : Molecular ecology. 12, 7, p. 1931-1938 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

Genetic evidence for intra- and interspecific slavery in honey ants (genus Myrmecocystus)

Kronauer, D. J. C., Gadau, J. & Hölldobler, B., Apr 22 2003, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 270, 1517, p. 805-810 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

The genome sequence of Blochmannia floridanus: Comparative analysis of reduced genomes

Gil, R., Silva, F. J., Zientz, E., Delmotte, F., González-Candelas, F., Latorre, A., Rausell, C., Kamerbeek, J., Gadau, J., Hölldobler, B., Van Ham, R. C. H. J., Gross, R. & Moya, A., Aug 5 2003, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 100, 16, p. 9388-9393 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

265 Scopus citations

Trail pheromones and Dufour gland contents in three Camponotus species (C. castaneus, C. balzani, C. sericeiventris: Formicidae, Hymenoptera)

Kohl, E., Hölldobler, B. & Bestmann, H. J., Oct 1 2003, In : Chemoecology. 13, 3, p. 113-122 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations