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2014

317. A. Van Oystaeyen, R.C. Oliveira, L. Holman, J.S. van Zweden, C. Romero, C.A. Oi, P. d'Ettorre, M. Khalesi, J. Billen, F. Wäckers, J.G. Millar & T. Wenseleers (2014) Conserved class of queen pheromones stops social insect workers from reproducing. Science 287: 287-290. See also the Perspectives article by Michael Chapuisat, "Smells like queen since the Cretaceous" in the same issue.

316. E.M. Formesyn, D. Cardoen, U.R. Ernst, E.L Danneels, M. Van Vaerenbergh, D. De Koker, P. Verleyen, T. Wenseleers, L. Schoofs, D.C. de Graaf (2014) Reproduction of honeybee workers is regulated by epidermal growth factor receptor signaling. General and Comparative Endocrinology 197: 1-4.

 

 

 

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2013

315. Billen J., Bauweleers E., Hashim R. & Ito F. (2013) Survey of the exocrine system in Protanilla wallacei (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Arthropod Structure & Development 42: 173-183.

314. Billen J. & Delsinne T. (2013) A novel intramandibular gland in the ant Tatuidris tatusia. Myrmecological News 19: 61-64.

313. Billen J., Stroobants Z., Wenseleers T., Hashim R. & Ito F. (2013) Diversity and morphology of abdominal glands in workers of the ant genus Myopias (Formicidae, Ponerinae). Arthropod Structure & Development 42: 165-172.

312. Danneels, E.L., Formesyn, E.M., Hahn, D.A., Denlinger, D.L., Cardoen, D., Wenseleers, T., Schoofs, L. & de Graaf, D.C. (2013) Early changes in the pupal transcriptome of the flesh fly Sarcophagha crassipalpis to parasitization by the ectoparasitic wasp, Nasonia vitripennis. Insect Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 43: 1189-1200.

311. Ferrante E., Duenez-Guzman E., Turgut A.E. & Wenseleers T. (2013) GESwarm: Grammatical Evolution for the Automatic Synthesis of Collective Behaviors in Swarm Robotics. Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO).

310. Holman L., van Zweden J.S., Linksvayer T.A. & d'Ettorre P. (2013) Crozier's paradox revisited: Maintenance of genetic recognition systems by disassortative mating, BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 211.

309. Larmuseau M.H.D., Vanoverbeke J., Van Geystelen A., Defraene G., Vanderheyden N., Matthys K., Wenseleers T., Decorte R. (2013) Low historical rates of cuckoldry in a Western European human population traced by Y-chromosome and genealogical data. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B: Biological Sciences 280, 20132400.

308. Peeters C., Lin C.-C., Quinet Y., Martins Segundo G. & Billen J. (2013) Evolution of a soldier caste specialized to lay unfertilized eggs in the ant genus Crematogaster (subgenus Orthocrema). Arthropod Structure & Development 42: 257-264.

307. Ravoet J., Maharramov J., Meeus I., De Smet L., Smagghe G., Wenseleers T. & de Graaf D.C. (2013) Comprehensive bee pathogen screening in Belgium reveals Crithidia mellificae as a new contributory factor to winter mortality. Plos One 8: e72443.

306. Samaca E., Billen J. & Sarmiento, C.E. (2013) Morphology of the fifth sternal glands of Neotropical social wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae). Invertebrate Biology 132: 163-172.

305. van Zweden J.S., Bonckaert W., Wenseleers T. & d'Ettorre P. (2013) Queen signalling in social wasps. Evolution, doi:10.1111/evo.12314.

304. Van Oystaeyen A., Alves D.A., Caliari R.O., Nascimento D.L., Nascimento F.S. & Wenseleers T. (2013) Sneaky queens in Melipona bees selectively detect and infiltrate queenless colonies. Animal Behaviour 86: 603-609.

303. Van Vaerenbergh M., Cardoen D., Formesyn E., Brunain M., Van Driessche G., Blank S., Spillner E., Verleyen P., Wenseleers T., Schoofs L., Devreese B. & de Graaf D. (2012) Extending the honeybee venome with the antimicrobial peptide apidaecin and a protein resembling wasp antigen 5. Insect Molecular Biology 22: 199-210.

302. Wenseleers T., Bacon J.P., Alves D.A., Couvillon M.J., Kärcher M., Nascimento F.S., Noguiera-Neto P., Ribeiro M., Robinson E.J.H., Tofilski A. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2013) Bourgeois behaviour and freeloading in the colonial orb web spider Parawixia bistriata (Araneae, Araneidae). American Naturalist 182: 120-129.

301. Wenseleers T., Helantera H., Alves D.A., Duenez-Guzman E. & Pamilo P. (2013) Towards greater realism in inclusive fitness models: the case of worker reproduction in insect societies. Biology Letters, in press. Supplemental Mathematica notebook

 

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2012

300. Boerjan B., Cardoen D., Verdonck R., Caers J. & Schoofs L. (2012) Insect omics research coming of age. Canadian Journal of Zoology 90: 440-455. (review, in special issue "Advances in insect physiology and endocrinology through genomics and peptidomics")

299. Bonckaert W., Drijfhout F.P., d'Ettorre P., Billen J. & Wenseleers T. (2012) Hydrocarbon signatures of egg maternity, caste membership and reproductive status in the common wasp. Journal of Chemical Ecology 38: 42-51.

298. Boonen S., Eelen D., Borgesen L. & Billen J. (2012) Functional morphology of the mandibular gland of queens of the ant Monomorium pharaonis (L.). Acta Zoologica, doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6395.2012.00564.x.

297. Cardoen D., Ernst U., Boerjan B., Bogaerts A., Formesyn E., de Graaf D.C., Wenseleers T., Schoofs L. & Verleyen P. (2012) Worker honeybee sterility: a proteomic analysis of suppressed ovary activation. Journal of Proteome Research 11: 2838–2850. Supplemental material

296. Christiaens J.F., Van Mulders S.E., Duitama J., Brown C.A., Ghequire M.G., de Meester L., Michiels J., Wenseleers T., Voordeckers K. & Verstrepen K. (2012) Functional divergence of gene duplicates through ectopic recombination. EMBO Reports, doi:10.1038/embor.2012.157.

295. Duéñez-Guzmán, EA & Sadedin, S. (2012) Evolving righteousness in a corrupt world. PLoS One 7(9): e44432. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044432.

294. De Smet L., Ravoet J., de Miranda J.R., Wenseleers T., Moritz R.F.A. & de Graaf D.C. (2012) BeeDoctor, a versatile MLPA-based diagnostic tool for screening bee viruses. Plos One 7(10): e47953. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0047953.

293. Ferrante E., Sun W., Turgut A.E., Dorigo M., Birattari M. & Wenseleers T. (2012) Self-organized flocking with conflicting goal directions.Proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS 2012).

292. Ferrante E., Turgut A.E., Huepe C., Birattari M., Dorigo M. & Wenseleers T. (2012) Implicit and explicit directional information transfer in collective motion. The 13th International Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems (Alife 13), July 19-22 2012, East Lansing, MI, USA.

291. Gotoh A., Billen J., Tsuji K., Sasaki T. & Ito F. (2012) Histological study of the spermatheca in three thelytokous parthenogenetic ant species, Pristomyrmex punctatus, Pyramica membranifera and Monomorium trivial (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Acta Zoologica, doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6395.2010.00498.x.

290. Moors L., Koeniger G. & Billen J. (2012) Ontogeny and morphology of the bulbus, part of the male reproductive organ in Apis mellifera carnica (Hymenoptera, Apidae). Apidologie, doi: 10.1007/s13592-011-0094-9.

289. van Lon R.S., Holvoet T., Vanden Berghe G., Wenseleers T. & Branke J. (2012) Evolutionary synthesis of multi-agent systems for dynamic dial-a-ride problems. Proceedings of the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO), 7-11 July 2012, Philadelphia, USA.

288. van Zweden J.S., Cardoen D. & Wenseleers T. (2012) Social evolution: when promiscuity breeds cooperation. Current Biology 22: 922-924.

287. Vantaux A., Parmentier T., Billen J. & Wenseleers T. (2012) Do Lasius niger ants punish low-quality black bean aphid mutualists? Animal Behaviour 83: 257-262.

286. Wenseleers T. (2012) An Introduction to Animal Behavior: An Integrative Approach. Quarterly Review of Biology 87: 155-156. Review of Michael J. Ryan and Walter Wilczynski's new book. (book review)

 

 

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2011

285. Abbot P., J. Abe, J. Alcock, S. Alizon, J.A.C. Alpedrinha, M. Andersson, J.-B. Andre, M. van Baalen, F. Balloux, S. Balshine, N. Barton, L.W. Beukeboom, J.M. Biernaskie, T. Bilde, G. Borgia, M. Breed, S. Brown, R. Bshary, A. Buckling, N.T. Burley, M.N. Burton-Chellew, M.A. Cant, M. Chapuisat, E.L. Charnov, T. Clutton-Brock, A. Cockburn, B.J. Cole, N. Colegsrave, L. Cosmides, I.D. Couzin, J.A. Coyne, S. Creel, B. Crespi, R.L. Curry, S.R.X. Dall, T. Day, J.L. Dickinson, L.A. Dugatkin, C. El Mouden, S.T. Emlen, J. Evans, R. Ferriere, J. Field, S. Foitzik, K. Foster, W.A. Foster, C. Fox, J. Gadau, S. Gandon, A. Gardner, M.G. Gardner, T. Getty, M.A.D. Goodisman, A. Grafen, R. Grosberg, C.M. Grozinger, P.-H. Gouyon, D. Gwynne, P. Harvey, B.J. Hatchwell, J. Heinze, H. Helantera, K.R. Helms, K. Hill, N. Jiricny, R.A. Johnstone, A. Kacelnik, E.T. Kiers, H. Kokko, J. Komdeur, J. Korb, D. Kronauer, R. Kümmerli, L. Lehmann, T.A. Linksvayer, S. Lion, B. Lyon, J.A.R. Marshall, R. McElreath, Y. Michalakis, R.E. Michod, D. Mock, T. Monnin, R. Montgomerie, A.J. Moore, U.G. Mueller, R. Noë, S. Okasha, P. Pamilo, G.A. Parker, I. Pen, J.S. Pedersen, D. Pfennig, D.C. Queller, D.J. Rankin, S.E. Reece, H.K. Reeve, M. Reuter, G. Roberts, S.K.A. Robson, D. Roze, F. Rousset, O. Rueppell, J. Sachs, L. Santorelli, P. Schmid-Hempel, M.P. Schwarz, T. Scott-Phillips, P.W. Sherman, D.M. Shuker, J. Smith, J.C. Spagna, A. Suarez, L. Sundström, M. Taborsky, P. Taylor, G. Thompson, J. Tooby, N.D. Tsutsui, K. Tsuji, S. Turillazzi, F. Úbeda, E.L. Vargo, B. Voelkl, T. Wenseleers, S.A. West, M.J. West-Eberhard, D.F. Westneat, D.C. Wiernasz, G. Wild, R. Wrangham, A.J. Young, D.W. Zeh, J.A. Zeh & A. Zink (2011) Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality. Nature 471: E1-E4. Reply to the recent, highly controversial article of Nowak et al., published in Nature. Also have a look at this YouTube cartoon making fun of the controversy!

284. Allard D., Ito F., Aikawa Y., Gotoh A. & Billen J. (2011) Testes degeneration in ants: a histological study of Gnamptogenys bicolor. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm), doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6395.2010.00470.x.

283. Alves D.A., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L., Francoy T.M., Santos-Filho P.S., Billen J. & Wenseleers T. (2011) Successful maintenance of a stingless bee population despite a severe genetic bottleneck. Conservation Genetics 12: 647-658.

282. Alves D.A., Menez C., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L. & Wenseleers T. (2011) First discovery of a rare polygyne colony in the stingless bee Melipona quadrifasciata (Apidae, Meliponini). Apidologie 42: 211-213.

281. Amor F., Ortega P., Jowers M.J., Cerdá X., Billen J., Lenoir A. & Boulay R.R. (2011) The evolution of worker–queen polymorphism in Cataglyphis ants: interplay between individual-and colony-level selections. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 65:1473-82.

280. Billen J. (2011) Exocrine glands and their key function in the communication system of social insects. Formosan Entomologist 31: 75-84.

279. Billen J. & Noll F.B. (2011) Morphology of Richards' gland in the wasp Metapolybia docilis. Sociobiology 58: 251-255.

278. Billen J., Hashim R. & Ito F. (2011) Functional morphology of the metapleural gland in workers of the ant Crematogaster inflata (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Invertebrate Biology 130: 277–281.

Molecular Ecology277. Bonckaert W., van Zweden J.S., d'Ettorre P., Billen J. & Wenseleers T. (2011) Colony stage and not facultative policing explains patterns of worker reproduction in the Saxon wasp. Molecular Ecology 20: 3455-3468.

276. Bonckaert W., Tofilski A., Nascimento F.S., Billen J., Ratnieks F.L.W. & Wenseleers T. (2011) Co-occurrence of three types of egg-policing in the Norwegian wasp Dolichovespula norwegica. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 65: 633-640.

275. Cardoen D., Ernst U.R., Van Vaerenbergh M., Boerjan B., de Graaf D.C., Wenseleers T., Schoofs L. & Verleyen P. (2011) Differential proteomics in dequeened honeybee colonies reveals lower viral load in hemolymph of fertile worker bees. PLoS ONE 6: e20043.

Molecular Ecology274. Cardoen D., Wenseleers T., Ernst U., Danneels E.L., Laget D., de Graaf D.C., Schoofs L. & Verleyen P. (2011) Genome-wide analysis of alternative reproductive phenotypes in honeybee workers. Molecular Ecology 20: 4070-4084. Supplementary Methods. Supplemental tables

kamikaze ant273. Davidson D.W., Salim K.A. & Billen J. (2011) Histology of structures used in territorial combat by Borneo’s "exploding ants". Acta Zoologica, doi: 10.1111/j.1463-6395.2011.00523.x.

272. Heylen K., Gobin B., Arckens L., Huybrechts J. & Billen J. (2011) The effects of four crop protection products on the morphology and ultrastructure of the hypopharyngeal gland of the European honeybee, Apis mellifera. Apidologie 42: 103-116.

271. Hughes D.P., Andersen S.B., Hywel-Jones N.L., Himaman W., Billen J. & Boomsma J.J. (2011) Behavioral mechanisms and morphological symptoms of zombie ants dying from fungal infection. BMC Ecology 11:13.

270. Sirvio A., Johnston J.S., Wenseleers T. & Pamilo P. (2011) A high recombination rate in eusocial Hymenoptera: evidence from the common wasp Vespula vulgaris. BMC Genetics 12:95, doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-95.

269. Ratnieks F.L.W., Foster K.R. & Wenseleers T. (2011) Darwin’s Special Difficulty: the evolution of “neuter insects” and current theory. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 65: 481-492.

268. van Hoef V., Breugelmans B., Spit J., Simonet G., Zels S., Billen J. & Vanden Broeck J. (2011) Functional analysis of a pancreatic secretory trypsin inhibitor-like protein in insects: Silencing effects resemble the human pancreatic autodigestion phenotype. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 41: 688-695.

Molecular Ecology267. Vantaux A., Billen J. & Wenseleers T. (2011) Levels of clonal mixing in the black bean aphid Aphis fabae, a facultative ant mutualist. Molecular Ecology 20: 4772-4785. See also the News & Views article by Patrick Abbot in the same issue.

266. Vantaux A., Van den Ende W., Billen J. & Wenseleers T. (2011) Large interclone differences in melezitose secretion in the facultatively ant-tended black bean aphid Aphis fabae. Journal of Insect Physiology 57: 1614-1621.

265. Wenseleers T., Alves D.A., Francoy T.M., Billen J. & Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L. (2011) Intraspecific queen parasitism in a highly eusocial bee. Biology Letters 7: 173-176.

264. Wenseleers T. & Van Oystaeyen A. (2011) Unusual modes of reproduction in social insects: Shedding light on the evolutionary paradox of sex.BioEssays 33: 927-937.

263. Wenseleers T. (2011) The calculus of selfishness. Quarterly Review of Biology 86: 50-51. (Review of K. Sigmund's new book)

 

 

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2010

262. Goncalves T.T., De Souza O. & Billen J. (2010) A novel exocrine structure of the bicellular unit type in the thorax of termites. Acta Zoologica 91: 193-198.

261. Ito F., Touyama, Y., Gotoh, A., Kitahiro, S. & Billen, J. (2010) Thelytokous parthenogenesis by queens in the dacetine ant Pyramica membranifera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Naturwissenschaften 97: 725-728.

260. Lommelen E., Wenseleers T., Johnson C.A., Drijfhout F.P., Billen J. & Gobin B. (2010) A combination of fertility signals and aggression regulates reproduction in the ant Gnamptogenys striatula. Journal of Insect Behavior 23: 236-249.

259. Roux O., Billen J., Orivel J. & Dejean A. (2010) An overlooked mandibular-rubbing behavior used during recruitment by the African weaver ant, Oecophylla longinoda. PlOS ONE 5: e8957.

258. Wenseleers T., Gardner A. & Foster K.R. (2010) Social evolution theory: a review of methods and approaches. In: Social behaviour: genes, ecology and evolution (Tamas Szekely, Allen J. Moore & Jan Komdeur, eds.). Cambridge University Press, 350 pp., p. 132-158, ISBN 9780521709620. Order a copy at Amazon.

257. Wenseleers (2010) The calculus of selfishness. Quarterly Review of Biology, in press. (Review of K. Sigmund's new book)

256. Wenseleers T. (2010) The Superorganism: The Beauty, Elegance and Strangeness of Insect Societies. Quarterly Review of Biology 85: 114. (Review of B. Hölldobler & E.O. Wilson's new book)

 

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2009

255. Andersen S.B., Gerritsma S., Yusah K.M., Mayntz D., Hywel-Jones N.L., Billen J., Boomsma J.J. & Hughes D.P. (2009) The life of a dead ant: The expression of an adaptive extended phenotype. American Naturalist 174: 424-433.

254. Alves D.A., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L., Francoy T.M., Santos-Filho P.S., Nogueira-Neto P., Billen J. & Wenseleers T. (2009) The queen is dead – long live the workers: intraspecific parasitism by workers in the stingless bee Melipona scutellaris. Molecular Ecology 18: 4102-4111. See also the News & Views article by Oldroyd & Beekman in the same issue.

253. Billen J. (2009) Occurrence and structural organization of the exocrine glands in the legs of ants. Arthropod Structure & Development 38: 2-15.

252. Billen, J. (2009) Diversity and morphology of exocrine glands in ants. In: Proc. XIX Simp. Mirmecologia, Ouro Preto, Brasil, 17-21 Nov. 2009, pp. 1-6.

251. Billen J., Morgan E.D., Drijfhout F. & Farmier K. (2009) Unusual structural and chemical characteristics of the Dufour gland in the ant Meranoplus diversus. Physiological Entomology 34: 93-97.

250. de Meester L. & Wenseleers T. (2009) Biologische evolutie. In: Wetenschap van het Leven (B. de Groef B. & P. Roels, eds.), pp. 115-139, Acco, Leuven, ISBN 9789033475382. (only intranet access) Order a copy here.

249. Gotoh A., Billen J., Hashim R. & Ito F. (2009) Evolution of specialized spermatheca morphology in ant queens: insight from comparative developmental biology between ants and polistine wasps. Arthropod Structure & Development 38: 521-525.

248. Mebatsion H.K., Verboven P., Melese Endalew A., Billen J., Ho Q.T. & Nicolaï B.M. (2009) A novel method for 3-D microstructure modeling of pome fruit tissue using synchrotron radiation tomography images. Journal of Food Engineering 93: 141-148.

247. Moors L. & Billen J. (2009) Age-dependent morphology and ultrastructure of the cornua glands in drones of Apis mellifera. Apidologie 40: 600-607.

246. Moors L., Schoeters E., Coudron K. & Billen J. (2009) Morphological changes in the male accessory glands and testes in Vespula vulgaris (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) during sexual maturation. Invertebrate Biology 128: 364-371.

245. Roels P., Wenseleers T. & De Groef B.(2009) De mens. In: Wetenschap van het Leven (B. de Groef B. & P. Roels, eds.), pp. 177-196, Acco, Leuven, ISBN 9789033475382. (only intranet access) Order a copy here.

244. Wenseleers T. (2009) The superorganism revisited. BioScience 59: 702-705. (Review of The Superorganism: The Beauty, Elegance and Strangeness of Insect Societies by B. Hölldobler & E.O. Wilson and The Buzz about Bees: Biology of a Superorganism by J. Tautz)

243. Wenseleers T. (2009) De collectieve intelligentie van sociale insectenkolonies. Karakter 28: 9-11.

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2008

242. Allard D., Van Hulle M., J. Billen & Gobin B. (2008) Multiply mating males in Gnamptogenys striatula Mayr (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Journal of Insect Behavior 89: 201-204.

241. Billen, J. (2008) A novel exocrine gland in the trochanter of ant legs. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 89: 201-204.

240. Billen, J. (2008) A importância de glândulas exócrinas na sociedade de insetos. In: Insetos Sociais. Da Biologia à Aplicação (E.F. Vilela, I.A. dos Santos, J.H. Schoereder, J.E. Serrão, L.A.O. Campos and J. Lino-Neto, Eds). Editora UFV, Viçosa, MG, Brasil, pp. 87-92.

239. Billen J. & Wilson E.O. (2008) Social insect histology from the nineteenth century: The magnificent pioneer sections of Charles Janet. Arthropod Structure and Development 37: 163-167.

238. Bonckaert W., Vuerinckx K., Billen J., Hammond R.L., Keller L. & Wenseleers T. (2008) Worker policing in the german wasp Vespula germanica. Behavioral Ecology 19: 272-278.

237. Couvillon M.J., Wenseleers T., Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L., Nogueira-Neto P. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2008) Comparative study in stingless bees (Meliponini) demonstrates that nest entrance size predicts traffic and defensivity. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 21: 194-201.

236. Gobin B., Ito F., Billen J. & Peeters C. (2008) Degeneration of sperm reservoir and the loss of mating ability in worker ants. Naturwissenschaften 95: 1041-1048.

235. Gotoh A., Billen J., Hashim R. & Ito F. (2008) Comparison of spermatheca morphology between reproductive and non-reproductive females in social wasps. Arthropod Structure and Development 37: 199-209.

234. Heylen K., Gobin B., Billen J., Hu T.-T., Arckens L. & Huybrechts R. (2008) Amfor expression in the honeybee brain: a trigger mechanism for nurse-forager transition. Journal of Insect Physiology 54: 1400-1403.

233. Lommelen E., Johnson C.A., Drijfhout F.P., Billen J. & Gobin B. (2008) Egg marking in the facultatively queenless ant Gnamptogenys striatula : The source and mechanism. Journal of Insect Physiology 54: 727-736.

232. Morgan E.D., Jungnickel H., Billen J., Ito F., Bergmann J. & Gobin B. (2008) Contents of the exocrine glands of the ant subfamily Cerapachyinae. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 36: 260-265.

231. Ratnieks F.LW. & Wenseleers T. (2008) Altruism in insect societies and beyond: voluntary or enforced? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23: 45-52.

230. Tobback J., Heylen K., Gobin B., Wenseleers T., Billen J., Arckens L. & Huybrechts R. (2008) Cloning and expression of PKG, a candidate foraging regulating gene in Vespula vulgaris. Animal Biology 58: 341-351.

229. Wenseleers T., Gardner A. & Foster K.R. Social evolution theory: a review of methods and approaches. In: Social behaviour: genes, ecology and evolution (Tamas Szekely, Allen J. Moore & Jan Komdeur, eds.). Cambridge University Press, in press.



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2007

228. Allard D., Gobin B. & Billen J. (2007) Timing of sperm transfer in Diacamma pallidum. Physiological Entomology 32: 382-387.

227. Moors L. & Billen J. (2007) Morphology of the cervical lobe of the endophallus in Apis mellifera drones. Apidologie 38: 579-583.

226. Niculita H., Billen J. & Keller L. (2007) Comparative morphology of cephalic exocrine glands among castes of the black ant Lasius niger. Arthropod Structure and Development 36: 135-141.

225. Wenseleers T. (2007) Nepotism absent in insect societies – or is it? Molecular Ecology 16: 3063-3065.

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2006

224. Allard D. (2006) Sexual selection and reproductive conflicts in ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). PhD thesis, University of Leuven.

223. Allard D., Børgesen L., Van Hulle M., Bobbaers A., Billen J. & Gobin B. (2006) Sperm transfer during mating in the pharaoh's ant Monomorium pharaonis. Physiological Entomology 31:294-298. 

222. Currie C.R., Poulsen M., Mendenhall J., Boomsma J.J. & Billen J. (2006) Coevolved crypts and exocrine glands support mutualistic bacteria in fungus-growing ants. Science 311: 81-83.

221. Billen J. (2006) Morphology and ultrastructure of the Dufour gland in workers of social wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae). Arthropod Structure and Development 35: 77-84.

220. Billen J. (2006) Signal variety and communication in social insects. Proceedings of the Netherlands Entomological Society Meetings 17: 9-25.

219. Billen J. & Ito F. (2006) The basicoxal gland, a new exocrine structure in poneromorph ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 87: 291-296.

218. Wenseleers T. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2006) Enforced altruism in insect societies. Nature 444: 50. See also the News & Views article in the same issue by D.C. Queller and Nature's Podcast for an interview with coauthor Francis Ratnieks

217. D’Ettorre P., Wenseleers T., Dawson J., Hutchinson S., Boswell T. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2006) Wax combs mediate nestmate recognition by guard honeybees. Animal Behaviour 71: 773-779.

216. Eelen D., Børgesen L. & Billen J. (2006) Functional morphology of the postpharyngeal gland of queens and workers of the ant Monomorium pharaonis (L.). Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 87: 101-111.

215. Foster K.R. & Wenseleers T. (2006) A general model for the evolution of mutualisms. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19: 1283-1293.

214. Foster K.R., Wenseleers T. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2006) Kin selection is the key to altruism. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21: 57-60. Ranked number 2 in Science Direct's "TOP 25 Hottest Articles"

213. Foster K.R., Wenseleers T., Ratnieks F.L.W. & Queller D.C. (2006) There is nothing wrong with inclusive fitness. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21: 599-560. (reply to letter by Fletcher J.A. et al.)

212. Gobin B., Ito F., Peeters C. & Billen J. (2006) Queen-worker differences in spermatheca reservoir of phylogenetically basal ants. Cell & Tissue Research 326: 169-178.

211. Helanterä H., Tofilski A., Wenseleers T. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2006) Worker policing in the common wasp Vespula vulgaris is not aimed at improving colony hygiene. Insectes Sociaux 53: 399-402.

210. Lommelen E. (2006) Honesty of pheromonal signals involved in reproductive conflicts in two Gnamptogenys species (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). PhD thesis, University of Leuven.

209. Lommelen E., Johnson C.A., Drijfhout F.P., Billen J., Wenseleers T. & Gobin B. (2006) Cuticular hydrocarbons provide reliable cues of fertility in the ant Gnamptogenys striatula. Journal of Chemical Ecology 32: 2023-2034. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com

208. Ratnieks F.L.W., Foster K.R. & Wenseleers T. (2006) Conflict resolution in insect societies. Annual Review of Entomology 51: 581-608.

207. Morgan E.D., Keegans S.J., Tits J., Wenseleers T. & Billen J. (2006) Preferences and differences in the trail pheromone of the leaf-cutting ant Atta sexdens sexdens (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). European Journal of Entomology 103: 553-558.

206. Morgan E.D., Keegans S.J. & Billen J. (2006) Exocrine chemistry of the myrmicine ant Zacryptocerus pusillus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 63: 11-14.

205. Morgan E.D., do Nascimento R.R. & Billen J. (2006) Glandular secretions of the myrmicine ant Ocymyrmex laticeps (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). African Entomology 14: 289-292.

204. Wenseleers T. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2006) Comparative analysis of worker reproduction and policing in eusocial Hymenoptera supports relatedness theory. American Naturalist 168: E163-E179.

203. Ribeiro M.F., Wenseleers T., Santos Filho P.S. & Alves D.A. (2006) Miniature queens in stingless bees: basic facts and evolutionary hypotheses. Apidologie 37: 101-206.

202. Wenseleers T. (2006) Modelling social evolution: the relative merits and limitations of a Hamilton's rule-based approach. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 19: 1419-1422.

 

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2005

201. Allard D., Ito F., Gobin B., Tsuji K. & Billen J. (2005) Differentiation of the reproductive tract between dominant and subordinate workers in the Japanese queenless ant Diacamma sp. Acta Zoologica 86: 159-166.

200. Billen J., Thijs B., Ito F. & Gobin B. (2005) The pretarsal footprint gland of the ant Amblyopone reclinata (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) and its role in nestmate recruitment. Arthropodod Structure and Development 34: 111-116.

199. Deseyn J. & Billen J. (2005) Age-dependent morphology and ultrastructure of the hypopharyngeal gland of Apis mellifera carnica Pollm. workers (Hymenoptera, Apidae). Apidologie 36: 49-57.

198. Grasso D.A., Mori A., Le Moli F. & Billen J. (2005) Morpho-functional comparison of the Dufour gland in the female castes of the Amazon ant Polyergus rufescens (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zoomorphology 124: 149-153.

197. Johnson C.A., Sundström L. & Billen J. (2005) Development of alary muscles in single- and multiple-queen populations of the wood ant Formica truncorum. Annales Zoologici Fennici 42: 225-234.

196. Schoeters E. & Wenseleers T. (2005) Onze sociale wespen ("Our social wasps"). Educatie Limburgs Landschap, Heusden Zolder, 135 p. Richly illustrated field guide of the social wasps of Belgium. Price: 10 €. Ordering information

195. Kaptein N., Billen J. & Gobin B. (2005) Larval begging for food enhances reproductive options in the ponerine ant Gnamptogenys striatula. Animal Behaviour 69: 293-299.

194. Martin S.J., Dils V. & Billen J. (2005) Morphology of the Dufour gland within the honey bee sting gland complex. Apidologie 36: 543-546.

193. Moors L., Spaas O., Koeniger G. & Billen J. (2005) Morphological and ultrastructural changes in the mucus glands in Apis mellifera drones during pupal development and sexual maturation. Apidologie 36: 245-254.

192. Ratnieks F.L.W. & Wenseleers T. (2005) Policing insect societies. Science 307: 54-56.

191. Morgan E.D., Jackson B.D. & Billen J. (2005) Chemical secretions of the "crazy ant" Paratrechina longicomis (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Sociobiology 46: 299-304.

190. Moris M., Braeken K., Schoeters E., Verreth C., Buellens S., Vanderleyden J & Michiels J. (2005) Effective symbiosis between Rhizobium etli and Phaseolus vulgatis requires the alarmone ppGpp. Journal of Bacteriology 187: 5460-5469.

189. Wenseleers T., Ratnieks F.L.W., Ribeiro M.F., Alves D.A. & Imperatriz-Fonseca V.L. (2005) Working-class royalty: bees beat the caste system. Biology Letters 1: 125-128.

188. Wenseleers T., Badcock N.S., Erven K., Tofilski A., Nascimento F.S., Hart A.G., Burke T.A., Archer M.E. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2005) A test of worker policing theory in an advanced eusocial wasp, Vespula rufa. Evolution 59: 1306-1314.
Movie of queen policing in Vespula rufa (mpeg format)

Movie of queen policing in Vespula rufa (windows media format)

187. Wenseleers T., Tofilski A. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2005) Queen and worker policing in the tree wasp Dolichovespula sylvestris. Behavioral Ecology & Sociobiology 58: 80-86.



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2004

186. Billen J. (2004) Morphology of exocrine glands in social insects with special emphasis on the contributions by Italian researchers. Insect Social Life 5: 69-75.

185. Deseyn J. & Billen J. (2004) Age-dependent morphology and ultrastructure of the thoracic labial gland of Apis mellifera carnica Pollm. workers (Hymenoptera, Apidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 134: 55-59.

184. D'Ettorre P., Brunner E., Wenseleers T. & Heinze J. (2004) Knowing your enemies: seasonal dynamics of host-parasite recognition. Naturwissenschaften 91: 594-597.

183. Eelen D., Børgesen L.W. & Billen J. (2004) Morphology of a novel glandular epithelium lining the infrabuccal cavity in the ant Monomorium pharaonis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Arthropod Structure and Development 33: 471-475.

182. Ito F., Hashim R., Sze Huei Y., Kaufmann E., Akino T. & Billen J. (2004) Spectacular Batesian mimicry in ants. Naturwissenschaften 91: 481-484.

181. Verleyen P. Baggerman G., Wiehart U. Schoeters E., Van Lommel A., De Loof A. & Schoofs L. (2004) Expression of a novel neuropeptide, NVGTLARDFQLPIPNamide, in the larval and adult brain of Drosophila melanogaster. Journal of Neurochemistry 88: 311-319.

180. Wenseleers T. (2004) The puzzle of cooperation. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 19: 409-410. (Review of Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation (P. Hammerstein, editor) and Foundations of Human Sociality (J. Henrich, R. Boyd, S. Bowles, C. Camerer, E. Fehr & H. Gintis, editors))

179. Wenseleers T., Hart A.G., Ratnieks F.L.W. & Quezada-Euan J.J.G. (2004) Queen execution and caste conflict in the stingless bee Melipona beecheii. Ethology 110: 725-736.
Movie of a virgin Melipona beecheii queen being killed by workers (mpeg format)
Movie of a virgin Melipona beecheii queen being killed by workers (windows media format)

178. Wenseleers T., Helanterä H., Hart A.G. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2004) Worker reproduction and policing in insect societies. An ESS analysis. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 17: 1035-1047.

177. Wenseleers T., Hart A.G. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2004) When resistance is useless: policing and the evolution of reproductive acquiescence in insect societies. American Naturalist 164: E154-E167.

176. Wenseleers T. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2004) Tragedy of the commons in Melipona bees. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 271: S310-S312. View talk on this (powerpoint)

 



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2003

175. Billen J. (2003) Golden anniversary for Insectes Sociaux. Insectes Sociaux 50 : 1-2.

174. Creemers B., Billen J. & Gobin B. (2003) Larval begging behaviour in the ant Myrmica rubra. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution 15: 261-272.

173. Gobin B., Heinze J., Strätz M. & Roces F. (2003) The energetic cost of reproductive conflicts in the ant Pachycondyla obscuricornis. Journal of Insect Physiology 49: 747-752.

172. Gobin B., Ito F. & Billen J. (2003) The subepithelial gland in ants: a novel exocrine gland closely associated with the cuticle. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 84: 285-291.

171. Gobin B. & Ito F. (2003) Sumo wrestling in ants: major workers fight over male production in Acanthomyrmex ferox. Naturwissenschaften 90: 318-321.

170. Hughes W.O.H., Sumner S., Van Borm S & Boomsma J.J. (2003) Worker caste polymorphism has a genetic basis in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA 100: 6394-9397.

169. Hart A.G., Bowtell R.W., Kockenberger W., Wenseleers T. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2003) Magnetic resonance imaging in entomology: a critical review. Journal of Insect Science 3.5, 9 pages. Available online: www.insectscience.org/3.5 Accompanying files:
MRI sections of wasp abdomen
MRI sections of whole wasp
Reconstruction of wasp abdomen

168. Johnson C.A., Lommelen E., Allard D. & Gobin B. (2003) The emergence of collective foraging in the arboreal Gnamptogenys menadensis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Naturwissenschaften 90: 332-336.

167. Lommelen E., Schoeters E. & Billen J. (2003) Development of the labial gland of the ponerine ant Pachycondyla obscuricornis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) during the pupal stage. Arthropod Structure and Development 32: 209-217.

166. Morgan E.D., Jungnickel H., Keegans S.J., Do Nascimento R., Billen J., Gobin B. & Ito F. (2003) Comparative survey of abdominal gland secretions of the ant subfamily Ponerinae. Journal of Chemical Ecology 29: 95-114.

165. Schotanus A. & Wenseleers T. (2003) Big Business: Bijenkolonies en oliemaatschappijen. Maandblad van de Vlaamse Imkerbond 89: 304-306.

164. Schotanus A. & Wenseleers T. (2003) Conflict in het bijenvolk. Maandblad van de Vlaamse Imkerbond 89: 186-188.

163. Van Borm S., Wenseleers T., Billen J. & Boomsma J.J. (2003) Cloning and sequencing of wsp encoding gene fragments reveals a diversity of co-infecting Wolbachia strains in Acromyrmex leafcutter ants. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 26: 102-109.

162. Wenseleers T., Ratnieks F.L.W. & Billen J. (2003) Caste fate conflict in swarm-founding social Hymenoptera : an inclusive fitness analysis. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 647-658.

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2002

161. Allard D., Gobin B., Ito F., Tsuji K. & Billen J. (2002) Sperm transfer in the Japanese queenless ant Diacamma sp. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 52: 77-86.

160. Billen J. & Espadaler X. (2002) A novel epithelial intramandibular gland in the ant Pyramica membranifera (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 132: 175-176.

159. Billen J. & Hefetz A. (2002) Fine structure of the secretory filaments of the venom gland in the eumenid wasp Rhynchium cyanopterum. Israel Journal of Zoology 48 : 83-86.

158. Daniels R., De Vos D.E., Desair J., Raedschelders G., Luyten E., Rosemeyer V., Verreth C., Schoeters E., Vanderleyden J. & Michiels J. (2002) The cin quorum sensing locus of Rhizobium etli CNPAF512 affects growth and symbiotic nitrogen fixation. Journal of Biological Chemistry 277: 462-468.

157. Grasso D., Mori A., Le Moli F. & Billen J. (2002) Dufour's gland of Polyergus rufescens gynes: age-dependent structural and functional changes. Insect Social Life 4: 13-16.

156. Lommelen E., Schoeters E. & Billen J. (2002) Ultrastructure of the labial gland in the ant Pachycondyla obscuricornis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 52: 61-68.

155. Schoeters E. & Vankerkhoven F. (2002) Onze Mieren ("Our ants"). Educatie Limburgs Landschap, Heusden Zolder, 250 p. Richly illustrated field guide of the ants of Belgium. Price: 10 €. Ordering information

154. Tijskens M., Ito F. & Billen J. (2002) Novel exocrine glands in the legs of the ponerine ant Amblyopone reclinata (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 52: 69-75.

153. Van Borm S. (2002) Microsymbionts and intracolonial genetic diversity in ants
(Hymenoptera, Formicidae). PhD thesis.

152. Van Borm S., Billen. J. & Boomsma J.J. (2002) The diversity of microorganisms associated with Acromyrmex leafcutter ants. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2: 9. Ranked as "Highly accessed"

151. Van Borm S. & Boomsma J.J. (2002) Group-specific polymerase chain reaction amplification of SSU rRNA-encoding gene fragments from 12 microbial taxa. Molecular Ecology Notes 2: 356-359.

150. Van Borm S., Buschinger A., Boomsma J.J. & Billen J. (2002) Tetraponera ants have gut symbionts related to nitrogen-fixing root-nodule bacteria. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B - Biological Sciences 269 : 2023-2027.

149. Wenseleers T., Billen J. & Hefetz A. (2002) Territorial marking in the desert ant Cataglyphis niger : does it pay to play Bourgeois ? Journal of Insect Behavior 15: 85-93.

148. Wenseleers T., Sundström L. & Billen J. (2002) Deleterious Wolbachia in the ant Formica truncorum. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London series B - Biological Sciences 269: 623-629.

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2001

147. Billen J., Grasso D.A., Mori A. & Le Moli F. (2001) Structural and functional changes of the Dufour gland in gynes of the amazon ant Polyergus rufescens (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zoomorphology 121: 55-61.

146. Bosselaers J. (2001) Taxonomic study of the afrotropical spider genus Hortipes and its phylogenetic relationships (Araneae, Clubionidae S.L.). PhD thesis.

145. D'Hondt E., Billen J., Berghman L., Vandesande F. & Arckens L. (2001) Chicken luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone-I and -II are located in distinct fiber terminals in the median eminence of the quail: a light and electron microscopic study. Belgian Journal of Zoology 131: 137-144.

144. Foster K.R., Wenseleers T. & Ratnieks F.L.W. (2001) Spite: Hamilton's unproven theory. Annales Zoologici Fennici 38: 229-238. (Volume dedicated to the memory of William Donald Hamilton)

143. Gobin B., Billen J. & Peeters C. (2001) Dominance interactions regulate mating in Gnamptogenys menadensis. Ethology 107: 495-508.

142. Gobin B., Rüppell O., Hartmann A., Jungnickel H., Morgan E.D. & Billen J. (2001) A new type of exocrine gland and its function in mass recruitment in the ant Cylindromyrmex whymperi (Formicidae, Cerapachyinae). Naturwissenschaften 88: 395-399.

141. Moo-Valle H., Quezada-Euán J.J.G. & Wenseleers T. (2001) The effect of food reserves on the production of sexual offspring in the stingless bee Melipona beecheii (Apidae, Meliponini). Insectes Sociaux 48: 398-403.

140. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (2001) Ultrastructural aspects of two sting glands in social Hymenoptera. Belgian Journal of Zoology 131 (suppl. 2): 17-21.

139. Van Borm S., Wenseleers T., Billen J. & Boomsma J.J. (2001) Wolbachia in leafcutter ants: a widespread symbiont that may induce male killing or incompatible matings. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 14: 805-814.

138. Wenseleers T. (2001) Conflict from Cell to Colony. Ph.D. thesis, University of Leuven, Belgium, 205 pp. Advisor: Prof. Dr. J. Billen. View PhD talk (powerpoint)

137. Wenseleers T. (2001) An introduction to the evolutionary modelling of conflict. In: "The Mathematic Modelling of Social Behaviour" (T. Wenseleers & F.L.W. Ratnieks, eds.), p. 21-53, EU INSECTS training workshop, Great Hucklow, UK, 14-18 Sept. 2001, 113 pages. Overheads Mathematica notebooks

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2000

136. Billen J. (2000) A novel exocrine gland in the antennal scape of the army ant Eciton burchelli. Belgian Journal of Zoology 130: 145-146.

135. Billen J. & Buschinger A. (2000) Morphology and ultrastructure of a specialized bacterial pouch in the digestive tract of Tetraponera ants (Formicidae, Pseudormyrmecinae). Arthropod Structure and Development 29: 259-266.

134. Billen J., Ito F. & Bolton B. (2000) Femoral and tibial glands in the ant genus Strumigenys (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 130: 93-97.

133. Billen J., Ito F. & Peeters C. (2000) Novel exocrine glands in the hindleg tarsi of the ant Nothomyrmecia macrops. Australian Journal of Zoology 48: 661-667.

132. Billen J., Ito F., Tsuji K., Schoeters E., Maile R. & Morgan E.D. (2000) Structure and chemistry of the Dufour gland in Pristomyrmex ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Acta Zoologica 81: 159-166.

131. Foster K., Ratnieks F.L.W. & Wenseleers T. (2000) Spite in social insects. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15: 469-470.

130. Gobin B. & Ito F. (2000) Queens and major workers of Acanthomyrmex ferox redistribute nutrients with trophic eggs. Naturwissenschaften 87: 323-326.

129. Grasso D., Wenseleers T. , Mori A., Le Moli F. & Billen J. (2000) Thelytokous worker reproduction and lack of Wolbachia infection in the harvesting ant Messor capitatus. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution 12: 309-314.

128. Kaib M., Eisermann B., Schoeters E., Billen J., Franke S. & Francke W. (2000) Task related variation of postpharyngeal and cuticular hydrocarbon compositions in the ant Myrmicaria eumenoides. Journal of Comparative Physiology (A) 186: 939-948.  

127. Maile R., Jungnickel H., Morgan E.D., Ito F. & Billen J. (2000) Secretion of venom and Dufour glands in the ant Leptogenys diminuta. Journal of Chemical Ecology 26: 2497-2506.

126. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (2000) The importance of the spermathecal duct in bumblebee queens. Journal of Insect Physiology 46: 1303-1312.

125. van Dyck H., Oostermeijer J.G.B., Talloen W., Feenstra V., van der Hidde A. & Wynhoff I. (2000) Does the presence of ant nests matter for oviposition to a specialized myrmecophilous Maculinea butterfly? Proceedings of the Royal Society of Londer series B - Biological Sciences 267: 861-866.

124. Wenseleers T. & Billen J. (2000) No evidence for Wolbachia-induced parthenogenesis in the social Hymenoptera. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 13: 277-280.

123. Xi C., Schoeters E., Vanderleyden J. & Michiels J. (2000) Symbiosis-specific expression of Rhizobium etli casA encoding a secreted calmodulin-related protein. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 97: 11114-11119.

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1999

122. Billen J., Gobin B. & Ito F. (1999) Fine structure of the postpygidial gland in Aenictus army ants. Acta Zoologica 80: 307-310.

121. Gobin B., Billen J. & Peeters C. (1999) Policing behaviour towards virgin egg layers in a polygynous ponerine ant. Animal Behaviour 58: 1117-1122.

120. Morgan E.D., do Nascimento R.R., Keegans S.J. & Billen J. (1999) Comparative study of mandibular gland secretion of workers of ponerine ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 25: 1395-1409.

119. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1999) Les organes neurohémaux périsympathiques des fourmis et différences entre les castes femelles. Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 12: 139-142.

118. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1999) La glande à venin chez les guêpes sociales. Comparaison avec la glande de l'abeille et les adipocytes comme source possible de molécules précurseurs d'une partie du venin. Bulletin de la Société Zoologique de la France 124: 183-192.

117. Schoeters E., Ito F., Miyata H. & Billen J. (1999) Aberrant venom glands in Amblyoponini (Formicidae, Ponerinae) : morphology, ultrastructure and histochemistry. Acta Zoologica 80: 3-9.

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1998

116. Billen J. (1998) The social insect as a glandular factory. Insect Social Life 2 : 9-14.

115. Billen J. & Gotwald W.H. (1998) In memoriam Jozef K.A. van Boven (1915-1997). Sociobiology 31: 43-145.

114. Billen J. & Morgan E.D. (1998) Pheromone communication in social insects - sources and secretions. In : Pheromone Communication in Social Insects : Ants, Wasps, Bees, and Termites (R.K. Vander Meer, M.D. Breed, K.E. Espelie & M.L. Winston, Eds.), Westview Press, Boulder, Oxford, pp. 3-33.

113. Billen J., Ito F., Maile R. & Morgan E.D. (1998) The mandibular gland, probably the source of the alarm substance in Leptanilla sp. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Naturwissenschaften 85: 596-597.

112. do Nascimento R.R., Billen J., Sant'ana A.E.G., Morgan E.D. & Harada A.Y. (1998) Pygidial gland of Azteca nr. bicolor and Azteca chartifex : morphology and chemical identification of volatile components. Journal of Chemical Ecology 24: 1629-1637.

111. Gobin B., Peeters C. & Billen J. (1998) Colony reproduction and arboreal life in the ponerine ant Gnamptogenys menadensis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 48: 53-63.

110. Gobin B., Peeters C. & Billen J. (1998) Production of trophic eggs by virgin workers in the ponerine ant Gnamptogenys menadensis. Physiological Entomology 23: 329-336.

109. Gobin B., Peeters C., Billen J. & Morgan E.D. (1998) Interspecific trail following and commensalism between the ponerine ant Gnamptogenys menadensis and the formicine ant Polyrhachis rufipes. Journal of Insect Behaviour 11: 361-369. 

108. Ito F. & Billen J. (1998) Larval hemolymph feeding and oophagy : behavior of queen and workers in the primitive ponerine ant Prionopelta kraepelini (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 128: 201-209.

107. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1998) Ontogenetic study of the venom gland in formicine ants, with special reference to the pulvinate convoluted gland (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zoomorphology 118: 245-253.

106. Terayama M., Ito F., & Gobin B. (1998) Three new species of the genus Acanthomyrmex Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Indonesia, with notes on the reproductive caste and colony composition. Entomological Science 1: 257-264.

105. van Walsum E., Gobin B., Ito F. & Billen J. (1998) Worker reproduction in the ponerine ant Odontomachus simillimus. Sociobiology 32: 427-440.

104. Wenseleers T., Schoeters E., Billen J. & Wehner R. (1998) Distribution and comparative morphology of the cloacal gland in ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology 27: 121-128.

103. Wenseleers T., Ito F., Van Borm S., Huybrechts R., Volckaert F. & Billen J. (1998) Widespread occurrence of the micro-organism Wolbachia in ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 265: 1447-1452.

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1997

102. Billen J. (1997) In memoriam Jozef K.A. van Boven (1915-1997). Insectes Sociaux 44: 303-304.

101. Billen J. (1997) Morphology and ultrastructure of the metatibial gland in the army ant Dorylus molestus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 127: 179-186.

100. Billen J. (1997) In memoriam Jozef K.A. van Boven (1915-1997). Belgian Journal of Zoology 127: 105-106.

99. Gobin B. (1997) Regulation of reproduction and dominance interactions in the ponerine ant Gnamptogenys menadensis. PhD thesis.

97. Schoeters E., Schmidt J.O. & Billen J. (1997) Venom gland morphology in Pepsis pallidolimbata pallidolimbata, biological use and activity of Pepsis venom. Canadian Journal of Zoology 75 : 1014-1019.

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1996

96. Billen, J. & B. Gobin (1996) Trail following in army ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 46: 272-280.

95. do Nascimento R.R., Schoeters E., Morgan E.D., Billen J. & Stradling D.J. (1996) Chemistry of metapleural gland secretions of three attine ants, Atta sexdens rubropilosa, Atta cephalotes, and Acromyrmex octospinosus (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 22: 987-1000.

94. Fénéron R. & Billen J. (1996) Ovarian cycle in Ectatomma tuberculatum workers (Formicidae, Ponerinae). Invertebrate Reproduction and Development 29: 79-85.

93. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1996) The control apparatus of the venom gland in formicine ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Netherlands Journal of Zoology 46: 281-289.

92. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1996) The post-pharyngeal gland in Dinoponera ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae): unusual morphology and changes during the secretory process. International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology 25: 443-447.

91. Wenseleers T., Schoeters E., Billen J. & Hefetz A. (1996) Morphologie et ultrastructure de la glande cloacale chez Cataglyphis niger. Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 10: 189-194.

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1995

90. Billen J., Brandao C.R.F. & Paiva R.V.S. (1995) Morphology and ultrastructure of the pygidial gland of the ant Dinoponera australis (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia 39: 209-216.

89. Schoeters E. (1995) Morphology, ultrastructure and ontogeny of defensive exocrine glands in social Hymenoptera. PhD thesis.

88. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1995) Morphology and ultrastructure of the convoluted gland in the ant Dinoponera australis (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology 24: 323-332.

87. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1995) Morphology and ultrastructure of a secretory region enclosed by the venom reservoir in social wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae). Zoomorphology 115: 631.

86. Soroker V., Hefetz A., Cojocaro M., Billen J., Franke S. & Francke W. (1995) Structural and chemical ontogeny of the postpharyngeal gland in the desert ant Cataglyphis niger. Physiological Entomology 20: 323-329.

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1994

85. Baroni Urbani C., Boyan G.S., Blarer A., Billen J. & Musthak Ali T.M. (1994) A novel mechanism for jumping in the Indian ant Harpegnathos saltator (Jerdon) (Formicidae, Ponerinae). Experientia 50: 63-71.

84. Billen J. (1994) Morphology and classification of the exocrine glands in ants. Ari 18: 1-4.

83. Billen J. (1994) Morphology of exocrine glands in social insects : an up-date 100 years after Ch. Janet. In : "Les Insectes Sociaux" (A. Lenoir, G. Arnold & M. Lepage, Eds.), Publications Université Paris Nord, p. 214.

82. Billen J. & Kaib M. (1994) Exocrine glands and social organization. In : "Les Insectes Sociaux" (A. Lenoir, G. Arnold & M. Lepage, Eds.), Publications Université Paris Nord, p. 213.

81. Billen J. & Schoeters E. (1994) Morphology and ultrastructure of the mandibular gland in Formica L. ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Memorabilia Zool. 48: 9-16.

80. Gobin B. & Billen J. (1994) Spécificité de la phéromone de piste chez Crematogaster scutellaris et Crematogaster laestrygon. Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 9: 35-39.

79. Oldham N.J., Billen J. & Morgan E.D. (1994) On the similarity of the Dufour gland secretion and the cuticular hydrocarbons of some bumblebees. Physiological Entomology 19: 115-123.

78. Oldham N.J., Morgan E.D., Gobin B. & Billen J. (1994) First identification of a trail pheromone of an army ant (Aenictus species). Experientia 50: 763-765.

77. Oldham N., Morgan E.D., Gobin B., Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1994) Volatile secretions of Old World army ant Aenictus rotundatus and chemotaxonomic implications of army ant Dufour gland chemistry. Journal of Chemical Ecology 20: 3297-3305.

76. Oldham N.J., Keegans S.J., Morgan E.D., Paiva R.V.S., Brandao C.R.F., 75. Schoeters E. & Billen J.P.J. (1994) Mandibular gland contents of a colony of the queenless ponerine ant Dinoponera australis. Naturwissenschaften 81: 313-316.

74. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1994) Nouvelles données structurales sur la glande à venin chez Atta sexdens rubropilosa et Myrmica sabuleti (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 9 : 67-73.

73. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1994) The intramandibular gland, a novel exocrine structure in ants (Insecta, Hymenoptera). Zoomorphology 114: 125-131.

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1993

72. Billen J. (1993) Morphology of the exocrine system in ants. Proc. Coll. Soc. Insects, V.E. Kipyatkov (Ed.), St. Petersburg, pp. 1-15.

71. Billen J. & Taylor R.W. (1993) Notes on the aberrant venom gland morphology of some Australian dolichoderine and myrmicine ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 123: 159-163.

70. do Nascimento R.R., Billen J. & Morgan E.D. (1993) The exocrine secretions of the jumping ant Harpegnathos saltator. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 104B: 505-508.

69. do Nascimento R.R., Morgan E.D., Billen J., Schoeters E., Della Lucia T.M.C. & Bento J.M.S. (1993) Variation with caste of the mandibular gland secretion in the leaf-cutting ant Atta sexdens rubropilosa. Journal of Chemical Ecology 19: 907-918.

68. Keegans S.J., Billen J., Morgan E.D. & Gökcen O.A. (1993) Volatile glandular secretions of three species of New World army ants, Eciton burchelli, Labidus coecus and Labidus praedator. Journal of Chemical Ecology 19: 2705-2719.

67. Keegans S.J., Morgan E.D., Turillazzi S., Jackson B.D. & Billen J. (1993) The Dufour gland and the secretion placed on eggs of two species of social wasps, Liostenogaster flavolineata and Parischnogaster jacobsoni (Vespidae : Stenogastrinae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 19: 279-290.

66. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1993) Glandes coxales de Pachycondyla obscuricornis (Formicidae, Ponerinae). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 8: 183-186.

65. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1993) Anatomy and fine structure of the metapleural gland in Atta (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 123: 19-27.

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1992

64. Ali T.M., Baroni Urbani C. & Billen J. (1992) Multiple jumping behaviour in the ant Harpegnathos saltator. Naturwissenschaften 79: 374-376.

63. Billen J., Ed. (1992) Biology and Evolution of Social Insects, Leuven University Press, Leuven, 390 pp. Order at Barnes & Noble

62. Billen J. (1992) Origin of the trail pheromone in Ecitoninae : a behavioural and morphological study. In : Biology and Evolution of Social Insects (J. Billen, Ed.), Leuven University Press, Leuven, pp. 203-209. PDF

61. Billen J., Beeckman W. & Morgan E.D. (1992) Active trail pheromone compounds and trail following in the ant Atta sexdens sexdens (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Ethology, Ecology and Evolution 4: 197-202.

60. Keegans S.J., Morgan E.D., Jackson B.D., Berresford G., Turillazzi S. & Billen J. (1992) The chemical nature and origin of the abdominal substance of the social wasp Liostenogaster flavolineata (Vespidae, Stenogastrinae). In : Biology and Evolution of Social Insects (J. Billen, Ed.), Leuven University Press, Leuven, pp. 217-221.

59. Peeters C., Billen J. & Hölldobler B. (1992) Alternative dominance mechanisms regulating monogyny in the queenless ant genus Diacamma. Naturwissenschaften 79: 572-573.

58. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1992) Morphological and ultrastructural study of the metapleural gland in Diacamma (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). In : Biology and Evolution of Social Insects (J. Billen, Ed.), Leuven University Press, Leuven, pp. 239-247.

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1991

57. Bagnères A.G., Billen J. & Morgan E.D. (1991) Volatile secretion of Dufour gland of workers of an army ant, Dorylus (Anomma) molestus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 17: 1633-1639.

56. Billen J. (1991) Ultrastructural organization of the exocrine glands in ants. Ethology, Ecology and Evolution 1: 67-73.

55. Billen J. & Peeters C. (1991) Fine structure of the gemma gland in the ant Diacamma australe (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 121: 203-210.

54. Keegans S.J., Billen J. & Morgan E.D. (1991) Volatile secretions of the green tree ant Oecophylla smaragdina (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Comparative Biochemestry and Physiology 100B: 681-685.

53. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1991) Morphologie des glandes pro- et postpharyngiennes chez Atta sexdens. Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 7: 153-160.

52. Whitman D.W., Billen J.P.J., Blum M.S. & Alsop D.J. (1991) Anatomy, ultrastructure, and functional morphology of the metathoracic tracheal defensive glands of the grasshopper Romalea guttata. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69: 2100-2108.

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1990

51. Attygalle A.B., Billen J.P.J., Jackson B.D. & Morgan E.D. (1990) Morphology and chemical contents of Dufour glands of Pseudomyrmex ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Z. Naturforsch. 45c: 691-697.

50. Billen J. (1990) Phylogenetic aspects of exocrine gland development in the Formicidae. In : Social Insects and the Environment (G.K. Veeresh, B. Mallik & C.A. Viraktamath, Eds.), Oxford & IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi, p. 317-318.

49. Billen J. (1990) A survey of the glandular system of fire ants. In : Applied Myrmecology (R.K. Vander Meer, K. Jaffe & A. Cedeno, Eds.), Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado, p. 85-94.

48. Billen J. (1990) Morphology and ultrastructure of the Dufour's and venom gland in the ant Myrmecia gulosa (Fabr.) (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Australian Journal of Zoology 38: 305-315.

47. Billen J. (1990) The sting bulb gland in Myrmecia and Nothomyrmecia (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) : a new exocrine gland in ants. International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology 19: 133-139.

46. Jackson B.D., Morgan E.D. & Billen J.P.J. (1990) A note on the pygidial glands of primitive Australian ants : a new source of odorous chemicals. In : Chromatography and Isolation of Insect Hormones and Pheromones (A.R. McCaffery & I.D. Wilson, Eds.), Plenum Press, New York, London, p. 335-341.

45. Jackson B.D., Morgan E.D. & Billen J.P.J. (1990) Contents of the pygidial gland of the ant Myrmecia nigriceps. Naturwissenschaften 77: 187-188.

44. Moens N., Billen J., Jackson B.D. & Morgan E.D. (1990) Evolution ontogénétique chimique de la glande mandibulaire de Formica sanguinea (Latr.) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 6: 173-177.

43. Peeters C. & Billen J. (1990) A novel exocrine gland inside the thoracic appendages ("gemmae") of the queenless ant Diacamma australe. Experientia 46: 229-231.

42. Schoeters, E. (1990) Morphology of the glandular system in the leaf-cutting ants Atta sexdens sexdens L. 1758 and Atta sexdens rubropilosa Forel 1908 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Belgian Journal of Zoology 120(suppl.): 52-53.

41. Schoeters E. & Billen J. (1990) Morphology of the venom gland in relation to worker size in leaf-cutting ants (Formicidae, Attini). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 6: 249-252.

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1989

40. Ali M.F., Billen J.P.J., Jackson B.D. & Morgan E.D. (1989) The Dufour gland contents of three species of Euro-African Messor ants and a comparison with those of North American Pogonomyrmex (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 17: 469-477.

39. Billen J. (1989) Morphology of the cloacal gland in the ant Cataglyphis savignyi. Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 5: 301-306.

38. Billen J., Joye L. & Leuthold R.H. (1989) Fine structure of the labial gland in Macrotermes bellicosus (Isoptera, Termitidae). Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 70: 37-45.

37. Jackson B.D., Billen J.P.J. & Morgan E.D. (1989) Dufour gland contents of three species of Myrmecia (Hymenoptera : Formicidae), primitive ants of Australia. Journal of Chemical Ecology 15: 2191-2205.

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1988

36. Ali M.F., Attygalle A.B., Billen J.P.J. & Morgan E.D. (1988) Contents of Dufour glands in some formicine ants : queens and workers of Camponotus aethiops and a re-examination of Lasius fuliginosus. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 46: 109-115.

35. Ali M.F., Billen J.P.J., Jackson B.D. & Morgan E.D. (1988) Secretion of the Dufour glands of two African desert ants, Camponotus aegyptiacus and Cataglyphis savignyi (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 16: 647-654.

34. Ali M.F., Attygalle A.B., Billen J.P.J., Jackson B.D. & Morgan E.D. (1988) Change of Dufour gland contents with age of workers of Formica sanguinea (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Physiological Entomology 13: 249-255.

33. Billen J. (1988) Comparaison entre les fourmis australiennes des genres Myrmecia et Nothomyrmecia. Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 4: 27-33.

32. Billen J.P.J. & Gotwald W.H. (1988) The crenellate lining of the Dufour gland in the genus Aenictus : a new character for interpreting the phylogeny of Old World army ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Dorylinae). Zoologica Scripta 17: 293-295.

31. Billen J.P.J., Jackson B.D. & Morgan E.D. (1988) Secretion of the Dufour gland of the ant Nothomyrmecia macrops (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Experientia 44: 715-719.

30. Billen J.P.J., Jackson B.D. & Morgan E.D. (1988) The contents of the pygidial gland of the primitive ant Nothomyrmecia macrops (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Experientia 44: 794-797.

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1987

29. Ali M.F., Attygalle A.B., Billen J.P.J. & Morgan E.D. (1987) Comparison of Dufour gland secretions of two species of Leptothorax ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Z. Naturforsch. 42c: 955-960.

28. Ali M.F., Attygalle A.B., Morgan E.D. & Billen J.P.J. (1987) The Dufour gland substances of the workers of Formica fusca and Formica lemani (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology 88B: 59-63.

27. Billen J. (1987) Morphology and ultrastructure of the exocrine glands in social Hymenoptera. In : Chemistry and Biology of Social Insects (J. Eder and H. Rembold, Eds.), J. Peperny Verlag, München, p. 81-84.

26. Billen J.P.J. (1987) New structural aspects of the Dufour's and venom glands in social insects. Naturwissenschaften 74: 340-341.

25. Billen J., Leuthold R.H. & Joye L. (1987) Salivary gland morphology related to polyethism in the termite Macrotermes bellicosus. In : Chemistry and Biology of Social Insects (J. Eder and H. Rembold, Eds.), J. Peperny Verlag, München, p. 415.

24. Billen J.P.J. & van Boven J.K.A. (1987) The metapleural gland in Old World army ants : a morphological and ultrastructural description (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Revue Zool. Afr. 101: 31-41.

23. Billen J.P.J., Attygalle A.B., Morgan E.D. & Ollett D.G. (1987) Gas chromatography without solvents : pheromone studies : the Dufour gland of the ant Pogonomyrmex occidentalis. International Analyst 1: 3-6.

22. Billen J.P.J., Attygalle A.B., Morgan E.D. & Ollett D.G. (1987) The contents of the Dufour gland of the ant Pogonomyrmex occidentalis. In : Chemistry and Biology of Social Insects (J. Eder and H. Rembold, Eds.), J. Peperny Verlag, München, p. 426-427.

21. Jocqué R. & Billen J. (1987) The femoral organ of the Zodariinae (Zodariidae, Araneae). Revue Zool. Afr. 101: 165-170.

20. Ollett D.G., Morgan E.D., Attygalle A.B. & Billen J.P.J. (1987) The contents of the Dufour gland of the ant Harpagoxenus sublaevis Nyl. (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Z. Naturforsch. 42c: 141-146.

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1986

19. Billen J.P.J. (1986) Comparative morphology and ultrastructure of the Dufour gland in ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Entomologia Generalis 11: 165-181.

18. Billen J. (1986) Morphology and ultrastructure of the abdominal glands in dolichoderine ants. Insectes Sociaux 33: 278-295.

17. Billen J. (1986) Morphology and ultrastructure of the Dufour's and venom gland in the ant Myrmica rubra (L.) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology 15: 13-25.

16. Billen J.P.J., Dumortier K.T.M. & Velthuis H.H.W. (1986) Plasticity of honeybee castes : occurrence of tergal glands in workers. Naturwissenschaften 73: 332-333.

15. Billen J.P.J., Evershed, R.P., Attygalle A.B., Morgan E.D. & Ollett D.G. (1986) Contents of Dufour glands of workers of three species of Tetramorium (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 12: 669-685.

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1985

14. Attygalle A.B., Billen J.P.J. & Morgan E.D. (1985) The postpharyngeal gland of workers of Solenopsis geminata (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 2: 79-86.

13. Billen J. (1985) Comparative ultrastructure of the poison and Dufour glands in Old and New World army ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 2: 17-26.

12. Billen J. (1985) Ultrastructure de la glande de Pavan chez Dolichoderus quadripunctatus (L.) (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 2: 87-95.

11. Billen J. (1985) Ultrastructure of the worker ovarioles in Formica ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology 14: 21-32.

10. Billen J.P.J. & Kerkhofs H.L.P. (1985) Ultrastructure of the ovarioles in Formica ants (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Mitt. dtsch. Ges. allg. angew. Ent. 4: 332-334.

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1984

9. Billen J. (1984) Stratification in the nest of the slave-making ant Formica sanguinea Latreille, 1798 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Annales de la Société Royale de Zoologie de la Belgique 114: 215-225.

8. Billen J.P.J. (1984) Morphology of the tibial gland in the ant Crematogaster scutellaris. Naturwissenschaften 71: 324-325.

7. Billen J.P.J., Evershed R.P. & Morgan E.D. (1984) Morphological comparison of Dufour glands in workers of Acromyrmex octospinosus and Myrmica rubra. Entomologica Experimentalis et Applicata 35: 205-207.

6. Billen J. & Peusens G. (1984) Ultrastructure de la glande propharyngienne chez les fourmis formicines (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Actes des Colloques Insectes Sociaux 1: 121-129.

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1983

5. Billen J., van Boven J.K.A., Evershed R.P. & Morgan E.D. (1983) The chemical composition of the Dufour gland contents of workers of the ant Formica cunicularia - A test for recognition of the species. Annales de la Société Royale de Zoologie de la Belgique 113: 283-289.

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1982

4. Billen J. (1982) Rôle de la glande de Dufour en fonction de la stratification chez Formica sanguinea Latreille (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). C.R. réunion s.f. U.I.E.I.S., Barcelona, p. 47-56.

3. Billen J. (1982) Ovariole development in workers of Formica sanguinea Latr. (Hymenoptera : Formicidae). Insectes Sociaux 29: 86-94.

2. Billen J.P.J. (1982) The Dufour gland closing apparatus in Formica sanguinea Latreille (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Zoomorphology 99: 235-244.

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1981

1. Billen J. (1981) Stratification des ouvrières dans le nid chez Formica sanguinea Latreille. C.R. réunion s.f. U.I.E.I.S., Toulouse, p. 25-28.

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Gene wars across the generations. ScienceBlogs.com, September 2009.

Le api e la lotta di classe. Fondazione IDIS Citta'Della Scienza, September 2009. (in Italian)

The Selfish Bee’s Genes and the Selfish Gene’s Bees. Ecographica, September 2009.

La reina ha muerto, larga vida a las obreras. Dirección de Investigación Cientifica y Tecnológica, September 2009. (in Spanish)

Hallan en Brasil especie de abeja obrera dedicada a la reproducción. Spanish.China.Org, September 2009. (in Spanish)

Motim no reino das abelhas. Pesquisa FAPESP, October 2009. (in Portuguese)

Descoberto parasitismo social em espécie de abelha sem ferrão. USP News, October 2009. (in Portuguese)

Worker bees cheat on queen behind her back so they can have an easier life. The Daily Mail, Indopia September 2009.

Worker bees cheat on queen. The Asian Age September 2009.

Sex Wars: Class Struggle In Bees. ScientificBlogging September 2009.

Die Gnade der heimlichen Geburt. Süddeutsche Zeitung September 2009.

Klassenkampf hält Bienen jung. ScienceTicker September 2009.

Lotta di classe nell'alveare. Le Scienze September 2009.

New research discovers worker bees in 'reproductive class war' with queen. EurekAlert!, ScienceCentricNews, AlphaGalileo, E-ScienceNews.Com, FirstScience, PhysOrg, RedOrbit, ScienceDaily, ScienceBlog September 2009.

Worker bees engage in 'reproductive class war' with queen. Yahoo News, Top News, South Asian News, One India, NetIndia 123, Thaindian News, Sindh Today, LittleAbout September 2009.

God Planned Bees to Lie and Cheat. The Detroit News September 2009.

Some worker bees 'reproduce for themselves'. The Telegraph, Big News Day September 2009.

Willy van Strien (2008) Het penisduel en ander strategisch gedrag van dieren. Uitgeverij KNNV, 240 pp, 19.95 euro. Excellent book written by freelance science writer Willy van Strien and discussing some of our research. Order a copy

Zeldzame wespennesten gezocht. Het Laatste Nieuws mei 2008.

Zomerse muggenplaag in de maak. Het Belang van Limburg mei 2008.

Elektronicavretende mieren teisteren Texas. De Morgen mei 2008.

B. Keim (2008) Could ants hold the key to sustainable agriculture? Wired Science March 26 2008.

D. Draulans (2008) Tot nut van het algemeen. Knack, 19 maart 2008.

S. Voormolen (2008) De vriendelijke mier. Sociobioloog Edward Wilson keert zich tegen verwantenselectie. NRC Handelsblad, January 2008. Commentary on recent articles by Edward Wilson in Social Research, PNAS, Quarterly Review of Biology and Bioscience, see also our own published critique in Trends in Ecology & Evolution.

P. Tyson (2007) Being queen. NOVA, October 2007.

CD of Vaughan Williams: Symphonies Nos. 4-6, including the piece "The Wasps (Overture)" (features one of our lovely wasp photos on the cover).
(note the opinion of one reviewer: "I have never liked "The Wasps" very much, but it is given a fine performance and you get a garish photo of a lot of wasps on the front of the CD. Don't hesitate. This is a great CD."
Want to buy it? Order a copy at Amazon!

Ong thợ bị tẩy não. Think.Com.Vn August 6 2007. (in Vietnamese)

Những công nhân bị tẩy não. Diễn Đàn Doanh Nghiệp, August 16 2007. (in Vietnamese)

C. Snick (2007) Mieren zijn slimmer dan we denken. Het Laatste Nieuws, 5 augustus 2007.

Wespen voor de wetenschap. Passe Partout, augustus 2007.

Bioloog haalt gratis wespennesten weg. Het Laatste Nieuws, augustus 2007.

Plebeia. Entry in the Wikipedia encyclopedia referring to our recent paper in Biology Letters. July 2007.

J. Turney (2007) Helping out: altruism and cooperation. Wellcome Science February 2007.

D. Draulans (2007) De knuppel in de bijenkorf. Knack februari 2007.

K. De Rijck (2007) Hoe weet elke mier zijn taak binnen de groep? De Standaard februari 2007.

M. Crok (2007) Terreur in de bijenkorf. Natuur, Wetenschap & Techniek februari 2007.

M. Roldan (2007) Altruismo o coaccion? Evolucion January 2007.

W. van Strien (2007) Acht verklaringen voor altruisme. Bionieuws 20 januari 2007.

Bijen leven in politiestaat. Quest Magazine januari 2007.

Insect Research: Some honeybees are enforcers of worker bee's eggs. Life Science Weekly, 26 December 2006.

Honeybees make ruthless relatives. MSNBC 12 December 2006.

Why ants, bees and wasps eat their siblings' eggs. FOX News 11 December 2006.

C. Binns (2006) Why bees eat their kin. Live Science 11 December 2006.

Vervenne speelt Sinterklaas. Veto 11 december 2006.

Vier universitaire onderzoekers in de prijzen. Het Nieuwsblad 8 december 2006.

Onderzoeksprijzen universiteit. Het Laatste Nieuws 8 december 2006.

Kin selection theory upheld. Press Display, 9 December 2006.

Why do some queen bees eat their worker bee's eggs? Science Daily, Biology News, Innovations Report, Biology Daily.com, First Science, GlobalSpec, PhysOrg.com, EurekAlert, SpiritIndia.com 6 December 2006.

Why do some queen bees eat their worker bee's eggs? Kisti (in Korean) 11 December 2006.

D.C. Queller (2006) To work or not to work. Nature 444: 42-43.

J. Duffy (2006) Anti-social bee-behaviour. BBC News Magazine, 3 November 2006.

B. Harder (2006) No reproductive rights in insect "police states", study finds. National Geographic News, Digg.com, Broz News, Cyanova Life Science News 1 November 2006.

Egg police crack down on broody bees. New Scientist 2576: 16 (1 November 2006).

N. Fleming (2006) Why bees abide by the law. The Daily Telegraph, NewsVine 2 November 2006.

Scientists study insect "egg police". United Press International, Science Daily, Political Gateway, Ama Techtel, Digis, News Vantage, Monsters and Critics, Rootly.com, DailyIndia.com, WebIndia123.com, PhysOrg.com, Physics News 8 November 2006.

N. Anthis (2006) Social insects: More KGB than brady bunch. The Scientific Activist 16 November 2006.

S. Anitei (2006) Dictatorship and not voluntary altruism characterizes insect colonies. Worker females are forbidden to reproduce. Softpedia 13 November 2006.

S. Milius (2006) Tough policing deters cheating in insects. Science News 25 November 2006.

K. De Rijck (2006) Sociale sancties werken. De Standaard 2 november 2006.

J. Poot (2006) Jonge onderzoekers in de prijzen. "Insectengemeenschappen eerder politiestaat dan democratie". Campuskrant 22 november 2006.

Altruïsme onder dwang. Teleac, 2 november 2006.

Altruïsme werksterbijen is kwestie van dwang. De Volkskrant, 1 november 2006.

R. Bonalume Neto (2006) Abelhas patrulham ninho para controlar operárias. Folha de São Paulo 7 November 2006.

R. Bonalume Neto (2006) Repressão evita ato criminoso, diz cientista. Folha de São Paulo 7 November 2006.

Ramiro Velásquez Gómez (2006) Insectos decretan pena de muerte. El Colombiano (Colombia) 8 November 2006.

G. Pesthy (2006) „Rendőrállam” a társas rovaroknál (in Hungarian). National Geographic Magazine (Hungary), 3 November 2006.

Kaptárrendőrség (in Hungarian). Duna Television, Metro, KarpatInfo, RexInfo (Hungary), 10 November 2006.

"Rendőrök" pusztítják a dolgozók petéit (in Hungarian). Hirado, MTV Magazin (Hungary), 10 November 2006.

Social insect altruism is maintained by policing methods (in Russian). Elementy (Russia) 8 November 2006.

No reproductive rights in insect "police states", study finds (in Korean). Kisti (Korea) 6 November 2006.

Tvång och våld styr de arbetande bina (in Swedish). Arbetarbladet (Sweden) 14 November 2006.

Social kontroll styr arbetarbin (in Swedish). Metro (Sweden) 13 November 2006.

Samhällen styrs med våld och tvång (in Swedish). Helsingborgs Dagblad (Sweden) 15 November 2006.

Bích Vân (2006) Kiểm soát nghiêm nhặt đến độ nào trong xã hội côn trùng? (in Vietnamese) Khoa Hoc (Vietnam) 16 November 2006.

Presja społeczna odbiera osom macierzyństwo ("Social pressure prevents wasps from having offspring") (in Polish). Wiadomosci, Student News (Poland) 3 November 2006.

Pondre, une attitude punie chez les ouvrières insectes vivant en société. Le Monde, Romandie, Orange.fr, AOL.fr (France), La Presse, Le Nouvelliste, Cyberpresse (Canada), La Liberté, Bluewin, Edicom, TSR, SwissInfo (Switzerland), 1 November 2006.

Les ouvrières s’interdisent de pondre. L'Agefi (Switzerland) 3 November 2006.

Diktatur im Bienenstock. n-tv.de 1 November 2006.

Arbeiter im Insektenstaat werden kontrolliert. N24, Sat. 1 News, Netzeitung.de, 2 November 2006.

Soziale Kontrolle erzwingt Selbstlosigkeit bei Bienen. Donaukurier, Handelsblatt, Fränkischer Tag, Leipziger Volkszeitung, RNZ Online, Rhein-Neckar Zeitung, Schwäbische Zeitung, 3Sat, Mainpost.de, PNP Online, Sol.de, Main-Rheiner, Neue Osnabruecker Zeitung, Suedkurier, Neue Westfälische, Walsroder Zeitung, Mindelheimer Zeitung, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, news.yahoo.de, Oekokraft.de 1 November 2006.

Bienen erzwingen soziales Verhalten. In Insektenstaaten zahlt sich Egoismus nicht aus. Berliner Zeitung 2 November 2006.

Strenge soziale Kontrolle bei Bienen und Wespen. Bremer Nachrichten 6 November 2006.

Reino Unido: Insectos deixam de pôr ovos por coerção, diz estudo britânico. Angola Press, Yahoo Brasil Noticias, Terra Noticias, Último Segundo (Brazil), 2 November 2006.

Insectos dejan de poner huevos por miedo a ser asesinadas. La Crónica (Mexico), 2 November 2006.

Policía de Estado. El Diario de Chihuahua (Mexico) 26 November 2006.

Insectos dejan de poner huevos por coerción. La Patria (Bolivia), 12 November 2006.

Científicos prueban que algunos insectos dejan de poner huevos por coerción. El Mundo (Spain) 2 November 2006.

Insectos reciben órdenes. TVN (Chile) 2 November 2006.

D. Brown (2006) Genoma de la abeja puede revelar nuestra evolución social. El Mercurio (Chile), 3 November 2006.

Unos científicos afirman que algunos insectos dejan de poner huevos al ser vigilados. El Diario de Mallorca, 2 November 2006.

R.J. Lopes (2006) Abelhas têm "polícia" contra ovos não-autorizados, dis estudo. G1, O Popular (Brazil), 1 November 2006.

Algunos insectos dejan de poner huevos por coerción. BVS (Cuba) 4 November 2006.

Control social hace que sólo la abeja reina se reproduzca. La Tercera (Chile) 1 November 2006.

Westliche Honigbiene. Entry in the Wikipedia encyclopedia referring to our recent Nature paper. November 2006.

Amazonenameise. Entry in the Wikipedia encyclopedia referring to our recent paper with Patrizia D'Ettorre. October 2006.

Spite. Entry in the Wikipedia encyclopedia referring to our recent paper with Kevin Foster and Francis Ratnieks. October 2006.

Group selection. Entry in the Wikipedia encyclopedia referring to our recent paper. March 2006.

Hoornaars gaan mountainbikers te lijf. Gazet van Antwerpen, 26 september 2006.

En de prijs gaat naar... Science@Leuven jaargang 5 nummer 13, sept. 2006, p. 19. (in verband met uitrijking van de Prijs van de Onderzoekraad aan Tom Wenseleers)

R. Dunn (2006) The Social Life - What humans can learn from social insects. Seed Magazine, 31 August 2006.

A. Chana (2006) Pretenders to the throne. Cosmos Magazine, 30 August 2006.

Gene meanies let themselves go...on and on. New Zealand Herald, 8 April 2006.

R. Highfield (2006) Ruthless DNA. The Telegraph (Calcutta, India), 3 April 2006.

R. Highfield (2006) Loveable rogue, or selfish killer? The Daily Telegraph, 21 March 2006, p. 27.

M. Price (2006) The controversy of group selection theory. The Science Creative Quarterly, March 2006.

C. Beal (2006) Bacteria help ants thrive. The Badger Herald, February 20 2006.

D. Draulans (2006) Handige mieren. Parasolmieren gebruiken bacteriën om schimmels te bestrijden. Knack Magazine, January 25 2006, p. 46.

Mier biedt bevriende bacterie onderdak. De Standaard, Jan. 12 2006, p. 4.

B. Carey (2006) Ants use antibiotics to fight pests. Fox News, January 9 2006.

K. Weber (2006) Study reveals classic symbiotic relationship between ants and bacteria. University of Wisconsin website, January 9 2006.

D. Vergano (2006) Ants build their own medicine cabinet. USA Today, January 8 2006.

D. Biello (2006) Ants harbor antibiotic to protect their crops. Scientific American, January 6 2006.

Farming ants run microbe motels. EurekAlert, January 5 2006.

S. Rust (2006) Do ants hold key to drug resistance? They carry bacteria to fight fungus — and it's worked for millions of years. Journal Sentinel Online, January 5 2006.

J.E. Niven (2005) A Cinderella story. Journal of Experimental Biology 208: 5-6.

Waar blijven de wespen? Gazet van Antwerpen, Aug. 6 2005, p. 2 en Het Belang van Limburg, Aug. 6 2005, p. 3.

Wespenplaag op komst. Het Volk, June 29 2005, p. 2 en Het Nieuwsblad, June 29 2005, p. 2.

Limburgse wespennesten in 2004 verdubbeld. De Standaard, May 27 2005, p. 23.

Limburgse wespenwereld uit de doeken gedaan in boekje. Het Belang van Limburg, May 26 2005, p. 18.

T.J. Daniels, H. Winet, A.A. Smith, et al. (2005) Why we invoke Darwin. The Scientist 19: 8-9.

Bug cops. The Wilson Quarterly, Summer 2005. June 22 2005.

Cops with six legs. The Tribune, Chandigarh, India 8 April 2005.

Y. Martínez (2005) Las comunidades de insectos generan sus propios estados policiales. La coerción favorece la cooperación entre las abejas y las hormigas. Tendencias Científicas March 28 2005.

L. Singh (2005) A bug's life - Orwell style. Imprint March 25 2005.

S. Milius (2005) Ant larvae sway to say, 'Feed me!'. Science News 167: 205.

S. Milius (2005) Cover story: Cops with six legs. Law and order among insects. Science News 167: 184-186.

Repeated Creations of Insect Police Systems. 12 March 2005. Reasons to Believe, 12 March 2005. (note how our study is abused to support creationism!)

M. Rauner (2005) Korruption im Bienenstock. Zeitwissen February 2005.

Bienen leben im Polizeistaat. www.hymenoptera.de, 30 January 2005.

D. Whipple (2005) Blue Planet: The 'Age of Insects'. The Washington Times January 26 2005.

L. Spinney (2005) Anarchy discovered in the honeybee hive. New Scientist January 15 2005.

R. B. Neto (2005) Sexo, mentiras e politicagem. Jornal da Ciencia 17 Jan. 2005 and Folha de Sao Paulo January 16 2005.

Bienenkorb als Polizeistaat - Parallelen zwischen Menschen und Tieren. Deutschlandfunk January 7 2005.

K. Seefelt (2005) Demokratie, Herrschaft des Volkes? Nix da, Rübe ab! Telepolis January 7 2005.

D. Draulans (2005) Bijenpolitie. Knack Magazine January 12 2005.

S. Blackman (2004) Spite: evolution finally gets nasty. The Scientist 18: 14.

N.W. Atckinson (2004) Too many princesses. Natural History Magazine Dec. 2004/Jan. 2005, p. 16.

Mierenkolonie van 100 kilometer teistert Australie. Het Laatste Nieuws, Aug. 13 2004, p. 19.

Hoera! voor insecten, Help! voor bejaarden. Gazet van Antwerpen, Aug. 6 2004, p. 5.

Limburgse wespen onder de loep. De Standaard, July 17 2004, p. 18.

Hommels in de lindeboom. Het Belang van Limburg, July 16 2004, p. 47.

Wespennest-alarm bij brandweer. Onderzoek naar verspreiding van wespen in Limburg. Het Belang van Limburg, July 15 2004, p. 20.

D. Draulans (2004) Ik wil koningin worden. Knack Magazine April 21 2004.

Zachte winter zorgt niet voor meer insecten. Kenners weerleggen oude volkswijsheid. Het Laatste Nieuws, maart 2004, p. 10.

C. Pfaff (2004) Familie oder Karriere? Auch Bienen müssen sich entscheiden. Wissenschaft.de March 3 2004.

Berufswahl bei Bienen - Was will ich werden - Königin oder Arbeiterin? Tropenwaldznetwerk-Brasilien March 2 2004.

W. van Strien (2004) Klieren van mieren voeden bacteriën. Bionieuws, 13 februari 2004.

S. Milius (2003) Sumo wrestling keeps big ants in line. Science News 164: 13.

W. van Strien (2003) Nep-koningin bijt van zich af. Diacamma-mier verminkt alle troonpretendenten. De Volkskrant, November 15 2003.

D. Draulans (2003) Mieren worstelen. Knack Magazine, August 20 2003, p. 76.

M. Dawes (2003) Watch out for the Sting! The Sheffield Star May 29 2003, p. 14.

Commercial for the Saturn Vue featuring giant ants (2002) Filmed in collaboration with our lab.

Mieren communiceren met geur. De Standaard juli 2002.

Eine Tasche voll Bakterien. NZZ Online, December 18 2002.

D. Draulans (2001) Wolbachia en conflicten in mierenkolonies, Knack Magazine 31, p. 91.

Horror op de heide. Het Belang van Limburg november 1998.

D. Draulans (1995) Mieren op pad. Knack Magazine 29 March 1995.

Commercial for Ti'Light diet sugar (1995) Filmed in collaboration with our lab.

 

 

 

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