Data from: Destruction of spider webs and rescue of ensnared nestmates by a granivorous desert ant (Veromessor pergandei)

Kwapich CL, Hölldobler B

Date Published: April 5, 2019

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.412jp56

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Title Data for Table A1, silk removal in a natural context
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Description These data show the presence or absence of factors associated with 29 spider webs found on Veromessor pergandei foraging columns and nest mounds. For each variable, 0 = no, 1 = yes. The statistical analysis of this data set is presented in Table A1.
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Title Data for Table A2, Silk-gland-dummy assay
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Description Data represent the number of workers responding to 5 different stimuli, across 16 field colonies. The statistical analysis of this data set is presented in Table A2.
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Title Data for Wilcoxon ranked sign test, head vs gaster gland assay,
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Description Data represent worker responses to each of 3 stimuli, presented to 30 unique colonies. Paired responses to head and gaster contents were compared with a Wilcoxon ranked sign test for 28/30 unique pairs.
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Kwapich C, Hölldobler B (2019) Destruction of spider webs and rescue of ensnared nestmates by a granivorous desert ant (Veromessor pergandei). The American Naturalist. https://doi.org/10.1086/704338

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Kwapich CL, Hölldobler B (2019) Data from: Destruction of spider webs and rescue of ensnared nestmates by a granivorous desert ant (Veromessor pergandei). Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.412jp56
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