Data from: The possible role of ant larvae in the defence against social parasites

Pulliainen U, Helanterä H, Sundstrom L, Schultner E

Date Published: February 11, 2019

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.q499457

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Title Behavioural data
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Description Data of F. fusca larvae used in the experiments. File contains larvae colony information, sex of the larvae and whether they consumed an egg or not. Included also details of the eggs offered to larvae: the colony and species of eggs.
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Title Hatching data
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Description This data shows the hatching success of eggs of different Formica species used in the study.
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Title Egg size data
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Description This data contains measures of egg sizes of different Formica species used in this study
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Title CHC data F. truncorum
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Description This file contains the raw cuticular hydrocarbon peak areas of Formica truncorum eggs. Retention times and peak areas shown.
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Title Larva genotypes used for sexing F.fusca
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Description This file contains Formica fusca larval genotypes and allele frequencies over 8 microsatellite loci used for sexing
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Pulliainen U, Helanterä H, Sundström L, Schultner E (2019) The possible role of ant larvae in the defence against social parasites. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286(1898): 20182867. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.2867

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Pulliainen U, Helanterä H, Sundstrom L, Schultner E (2019) Data from: The possible role of ant larvae in the defence against social parasites. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.q499457
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