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Nobody would dispute that cats and dogs are the two most popular species of companion animals for humans. It is no wonder that dogs are often considered to be the best friends and adopted family members of human beings: They developed the high social ability to communicate with humans during the...

Author(s)
Saito, A.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Animal Psychology, Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Japanese Journal of Animal Psychology, 2018, 68, 1, pp 77-88
Abstract

The biological characteristics of hornets (Vespa spp.) and semiochemicals regulating their social behaviour, especially alarm pheromone components in venom, are summarized. Hornets are typical eusocial insects, like paper wasps, honeybees and bumblebees. A colony consists of a single mother queen...

Author(s)
Ono, M.
Publisher
Fragrance Journal Ltd., Tokyo, Japan
Citation
Aroma Research, 2005, 6, 3, pp 230-236
Abstract

This review of recognition behaviour in social wasps first considers the recognition of blood relatives and of nestmates. Aspects of nestmate recognition discussed include relevant life history details, sexual hunting recognition and the establishment of recognition. Recognition of specific...

Author(s)
Kumano, N.; Kasuya, E.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Ecology, 1999, 49, 2, pp 183-191

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