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Mandibular shape variation among different size classes of the ant Camponotus sp.(Hymenoptera: Formicidae) – JBES

Nur-Aynie B. Bacaraman, Mark Anthony J. Torres Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology, Tibanga, Philippines Key words: Camponotus sp., Allometry, Geometric Morphometrics, Shape. Abstract This study was conducted to determine shape differences in the mandibles of different size classes of the ant Camponotus sp.. To do this, landmarks taken from digital […]

Mandibular shape variation among size classes in the worker ants of Pheidologeton diversus – JBES

Mark Anthony J. Torres, Eugene Vernon V. Tañedo Jr. Department of Biological Sciences, Mindanao State University- Iligan Institute of Technology, Philippines Key words: Mandible, Shape, Size-classes, Pheidologeton diversus. Abstract The geometric morphometric approach of landmark analysis was utilized in this study to compare the shapes of the mandibles of three size classes of the ant […]