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Larval sex identification of in vivo and long-term ethanol-preserved social wasps

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De Souza, Andre Rodrigues [1] ; da Silva, Rafael Carvalho [1] ; Ferreira, Riudo Paiva [2] ; Mateus, Sidnei [1] ; Prato, Amanda [1] ; Oi, Cintia Akemi [3] ; Noll, Fernando Barbosa [4] ; Lino-Neto, Jose [2]
Total Authors: 8
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Biol, BR-14040900 Ribeirao Preto, SP - Brazil
[2] Univ Fed Vicosa, Dept Biol Geral, BR-36570900 Vicosa, MG - Brazil
[3] Univ Leuven, Lab Socioecol & Social Evolut, KU Leuven, Leuven - Belgium
[4] Univ Estadual Paulista, Dept Zool & Bot, Inst Biociencias Letras & Ciencias Exatas, Rua Cristovao Colombo 2265, BR-15054000 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata; v. 168, n. 9 AUG 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0

Larval genital discs are sexually dimorphic in many social wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). These sexual traits are visible in vivo and in long-term ethanol-preserved samples. Genital disc morphology provides a cheap, quick, and accurate way to distinguish larvae of females and males. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 15/05302-0 - The choice of sexual partner in eusocial wasps (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae)
Grantee:André Rodrigues de Souza
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 18/22461-3 - Searching for the missing link: the eggs act as an alternative vehicle of communication in social systems?
Grantee:Rafael Carvalho da Silva
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 18/10996-0 - An Evo-Devo perspective on reproductive division of labour in wasps
Grantee:Fábio Santos do Nascimento
Support type: Regular Research Grants