Publications LEEC

Publication list of the LEEC

Only peer-reviewed articles since 2007 are listed. More details can be found on the researchers’ individual pages.


Clegg, I.L.K., Delfour, F. (2018) Cognitive judgement bias is associated with frequency of anticipatory behaviour in bottlenose dolphins. Zoo Biology, in press.

Clegg, I.L.K., Rödel, H.G., Boivin, X., Delfour, F. (2018) Looking forward to interacting with their caretakers: dolphins’ anticipatory behaviour indicates motivation to participate in specific events. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, in press.

d’Ettorre, P., Bueno, S., Rödel, H.G., Megherbi, H., Seigneuric, A., Schaal, B., Roberts, S.C. (2018) Exposure to androstenes influences processing of emotional words. Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution 5, 169. pdf

Forestier, T., Féron, C., Gouat, P. (2018) Transmission of food preference between unfamiliar house mice (Mus musculus domesticus) is dependent on social context. Journal of Comparative Psychology, in press.

Fougeyrollas, R., Hanus, R., Sillam-Dussès, D., Roisin, Y., Roy, V. (2018) Breeding strategy and fine-scale population genetic structure in the soil-feeding termite Embiratermes neotenicus (Termitidae, Syntermitinae). Insectes Sociaux, in press.

Meza-Lázaro, R.N., Poteaux, C., Bayona-Vásquez, N.J., Branstetter, M.G., Zaldívar-Riverón, A. (2018) Extensive mitochondrial heteroplasmy in the Neotropical ants of the Ectatomma ruidum complex (Formicidae: Ectatomminae). Mitochondrial DNA Part A, DNA Mapping, Sequencing, and Analysis, in press.

Monnin, T., Helft, F., Leroy, C., d'Ettorre, P., Doums, C. (2018) Chemical characterization of young virgin queens and mated egg-laying queens in the ant Cataglyphis cursor. Journal of Chemical Ecology, in press.

Palma Onetto, V., Hošková, K., Krejčířová, R., Bubeníčková, F., Pflegerová, J., Křížková, B., Bourguignon, T., Šobotník, J., Sillam-Dussès, D. (2017) Labral gland in termite soldiers. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, in press.

Rossi, N., d'Ettorre, P., Giurfa, M. (2018) Pheromones modulate responsiveness to a noxious stimulus in honey bees. Journal of Experimental Biology, in press


Angeletti, D., Cimmaruta, R., Sebbio, C., Bellisario, B., Carere, C., Nascetti, G. (2017) Environmental heterogeneity promotes microgeographic genetic divergence in the Mediterranean killifish Aphanius fasciatus (Cyprinodontidae). Ethology, Ecology & Evolution 29, 367-386.

Auer, L., Lazuka, A., Sillam-Dussès, D. Miambi, E., O'Donohue, M., Hernandez-Raquet, G. (2017) Uncovering the potential of termite gut microbiome for lignocellulose bioconversion in anaerobic batch bioreactors. Frontiers in Microbiology 8, 2623. pdf

Baracchi, D., Devaud, J.M., d’Ettorre, P., Giurfa, M. (2017) Pheromones modulate reward responsiveness and non-associative learning in honey bees. Scientific Reports 7, 184-9875. pdf

Bastin, F., Savarit, F., Lafon, G., Sandoz, J.-C. (2017) Age-specific olfactory attraction between Western honey bee drones (Apis mellifera) and its chemical basis. PLoS ONE 12, e0185949. pdf

Bautista, A., Zepeda, J.A., Reyes, V., Féron, C., Rödel, H.G., Hudson, R. (2017) Body mass modulates huddling dynamics and body temperature profiles in rabbit pups. Physiology & Behavior 179, 184-190.

Bourguignon, T., Lo, N., Šobotník, J., Ho, S.Y.W., Iqbal, N., Coissac, E., Lee, M., Jendryka, M.M., Sillam-Dussès, D., Křížková, B., Roisin, Y., Evans, T.A. (2017) Mitochondrial phylogenomics resolves the global spread of higher termites, ecosystem engineers of the tropics. Molecular Biology and Evolution 34, 589-597.

Clegg, I., Rödel, H.G., Delfour, F. (2017) Bottlenose dolphins showing more social affiliative behaviour judge ambiguous cues more optimistically. Behavioural Brain Research 322, 115-122.

Clegg, I., Rödel, H.G., Vink, D., Michaud, I., Celliere, M., Mercera, B., Böye, M., Hausberger, M., Lemasson, A., Delfour, F. (2017) Schedule of human-controlled periods modulates dolphin behaviour in their free-time. Journal of Comparative Psychology 131, 214-224.

Clegg, I.L.K., Van Elk, C.E., Delfour, F. (2017) Applying wefare science to bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Animal Welfare 26, 165-176.

d'Ettorre, P., Carere, C., Demora, L., Le Quinquis, P., Signorotti, L., Bovet, D. (2017) Individual differences in exploratory activity relate to cognitive judgement bias in carpenter ants. Behavioural Processes 134, 63-69.

d'Ettorre, P., Deisig, N., Sandoz, J.-C. (2017) Decoding ants’ olfactory system sheds light on the evolution of social communication. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 114, 8911-8913.

Desmedt, L., Baracchi, D., Defaud, J.M., Giurfa, M., d’Ettorre, P. (2017) Aversive learning of odor–heat associations in ants. Journal of Experimental Biology 220, 4661-4668. pdf

Duhoo, T., Durand, J.-L., Hollis, K.L., Nowbahari, E. (2017) Organization of rescue behaviour sequences in ants, Cataglyphis cursor, reflects goal-directedness, plasticity and memory. Behavioural Processes 139, 12-18.

Durand, J.-L., Le Roux, B. (2017) Linkage index of variables and its relationship with variance of eigenvalue in PCA and MCA. Statistica Applicata - Italian Journal of Applied Statistics 29, 123-135.

Elia, M. Blancato, G., Picchi, L., Lucas, C., Bagnères, A.-G., Lorenzi, M.C. (2017) Nest signature changes throughout colony cycle and after social parasite invasion in social wasps. PLoS ONE 12, e0190018. pdf

Fougeyrollas, R., Křivánek, J., Roy, V., Dolejšová, K., Frechault, S, Roisin, Y., Hanus, R., Sillam-Dussès, D. (2017) Asexual queen succession mediates an accelerated colony life cycle in the termite Silvestritermes minutus. Molecular Ecology 26, 3295-3308.

Hollis, K.L., McNew, K., Sosa, T., Harrsch, F.A., Nowbahari, E. (2017) Natural aversive learning in Tetramorium ants reveals ability to form a generalizable memory of predators’ pit traps. Behavioural Processes 139, 12-18.

Hudson, R., Chacha, J., Bánszegi, O., Szenczi, P., Rödel, H.G. (2017) Highly stable individual differences in the emission of separation calls during early development in the domestic cat. Developmental Psychobiology 59, 367-374.

Kyjaková, P., Roy, V., Jirošová, A., Krasulová, J., Dolejšová, K., Křivánek, J., Hadravová, R., Rybáček, J., Pohl, R., Roisin, Y., Sillam-Dussès, D., Hanus, R. (2016) Chemical systematics of Neotropical termite genera with symmetrically snapping soldiers (Termitidae: Termitinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 180, 66-81.

Lalot, M., Ung, D., Péron, F., d'Ettorre, P., Bovet, D. (2016) You know what? I’m happy. Cognitive bias is not related to personality but is induced by pair-housing in canaries (Serinus canaria). Behavioural Processes 134, 70-77.

Lopez Marulanda, J., Adam, O., Blanchard, T., Vallée, M., Cazau, D., Delfour, F. (2017) First results of an underwater 360° HD audio-video device for etho-acoustical studies on bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Journal of Aquatic Mammals 43, 162-176.

Lorenzi, M.C., Azzani, L., Bagnères, A.G. (2017) Divergence in cuticular chemical signatures between isolated populations of an intraspecific social parasite. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 5, 8. pdf

Maák, I., Gábor Lőrinczi, G., Le Quinquis, P., Módra, G., Bovet, D., Call, J., d'Ettorre, P. (2017) Tool selection during foraging in two species of funnel ants. Animal Behaviour 123, 207-216.

MacGregor, H.E.A., Lewandowsky, R.A.M., d'Ettorre, P., Leroy, C., Davies, N.W., While, G.M., Uller, T. (2017) Chemical communication, sexual selection, and introgression in wall lizards. Evolution 71, 2327-2343.

Marynowska, M., Goux, X., Sillam-Dussès, D., Rouland-Lefèvre, C., Roisin, Y., Delfosse, P., Calusinska, M. (2017) Optimization of a metatranscriptomic approach to study the lignocellulolytic potential of the higher termite gut microbiome. BMC Genomics 18, 681. pdf

Radek, R., Meuser, K., Strassert, J.F.H., Arslan, O., Teßmer, A., Šobotník, J., Sillam-Dussès, D., Nink, R.A., Brune, A. (2017) Exclusive gut flagellates clearly define their serritermitid termite hosts: Heliconympha glossotermitis gen. nov. spec. nov. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology 65, 77-92. pdf

Rödel, H.G., Bautista, A., Roder, M., Gilbert, C., Hudson, R. (2017) Early development and the emergence of individual differences in behavior among littermates of wild rabbit pups. Physiology & Behavior 173, 101-109.

Seltmann, M.W., Rangassamy, M., Zapka, M., Hoffman, K.L., Rödel, H.G. (2017) Timing of maternal nest building and perinatal offspring survival in a group-living small mammal. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 71, 64.

Serres, A., Delfour, F. (2017) Environmental changes and anthropogenic factors modulate social play in captive bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). Zoo Biology 36, 99-111.

Udino, E., Perez, M., Carere, C., d'Ettorre, P. (2017) Active explorers show low learning performance in a social insect. Current Zoology 63, 555-560.

Yagound, B., Crowet, M., Leroy, C., Poteaux, C., Châline, N. (2017) Interspecific variation in neighbour–stranger discrimination in ants of the Neoponera apicalis complex. Ecological Entomology 42, 125-136.

Wen, X.-L., Wen, P., Dahlsjö, C.A.L., Šobotník, J., Sillam-Dussès, D. (2017) Breaking the cipher: ant eavesdropping on the variational trail pheromone of its termite prey. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 284, 20170121. pdf


Aguilar-Velasco, R.G., Poteaux, C., Meza-Lázaro, R., Lachaud, J.P., Dubovikoff, D., Zaldívar-Riverón, A. (2016) Uncovering species boundaries in the Neotropical ant complex Ectatomma ruidum (Ectatomminae) under the presence of nuclear mitochondrial paralogues. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 178, 226-240. pdf

Arkwright, T., Malassis, R., Carter, T., Delfour, F. (2016) California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) can spontaneously follow subtle human gestures, but not glances. International Journal of Comparative Psychology 29, 2-12. pdf

Baracchi, D., Turillazzi, S., Chittka, L. (2016) Facial patterns in a tropical social wasp correlate with colony membership. Science of Nature 103, 80.

Bourguignon, T., Lo, N., Šobotník, J., Sillam-Dussès, D., Roisin, Y., Evans, T.A. (2016) Oceanic dispersal, variance, and human introduction shaped the modern distribution of the termites Reticulitermes, Heterotermes and Coptotermes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283, 20160179. pdf

Bourguignon, T., Sobotník, J., Brabcová, J., Sillam-Dussès, D., Bucek, A., Krasulova, J., Vytiskova, B., Demianova, Z., Mares, M., Roisin, Y., Vogel, H. (2016) Molecular mechanism of the two-component suicidal weapon of Neocapritermes taracua old workers. Molecular Biology and Evolution 33, 809-819. pdf

Canestrelli, D., Bisconti, R., Carere, C. (2016) Bolder takes all? The behavioural dimension of biogeography. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31, 35-43.

Canestrelli, D., Bisconti, R., Carere, C. (2016) Historical biogeography and the (epi)genetic architecture of animal personality: a comment on Cobben and van Oers. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31, 499-500.

Canestrelli, D., Porretta, D., Lowe, W.H., Bisconti, R., Carere, C., Nascetti, G. (2016) The tangled evolutionary legacies of range expansion and hybridization. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31, 677-688.

Chouvenc, T., LI, H.F., Austin, J., Borderau, C., Bourguignons, T., Cameron, S.L., Cancello, E.M., Constantino, R., Costa-Leonardo, A.M., Eggleton, P., Evans, T.A., Forschler, B., Grace, K., Husseneder, C., Krecek, J., Lee, C.Y., Lee, T., Lo, N., Messenger, M., Mullins, A., Robert, A., Roisin, Y., Scheffrahn, R.H., Sillam-Dussès, D., Šobotník, J., Szalanski, A., Takematsu, Y., Vargo, E.L., Yamada, A., Yoshimura, T., Su, N.Y. (2016) Revisiting Coptotermes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae): a global taxonomic road map for species validity and distribution of an economically important subterranean termite genus. Systematic Entomology 41, 299-360. pdf

Cronin, A.L., Monnin, T., Sillam-Dussès, D., Aubrun, F., Fédérici, P., Doums, C. (2016) Qualitative bias in offspring investment in a superorganism is linked to dispersal and nest inheritance. Animal Behaviour 119, 1-19. pdf

d'Ettorre, P. (2016) Genomic and brain expansion provide ants with refined sense of smell. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 113, 13947-13949. pdf

Heathcote, R.J., While, G.M., MacGregor, H.E., Sciberras, J., Leroy, C., d'Ettorre, P., Uller, T. (2016) Male behaviour drives assortative reproduction during the initial stage of secondary contact. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 29, 1003-1015.

Hudson, R., Rödel, H.G., Trejo Elizalde, M., Arteaga, L., Kennedy, G., Smith, B. (2016) Pattern of nipple use by puppies: a comparison of the dingo and the domestic dog. Journal of Comparative Psychology 130, 269-277. pdf

Larsen, J., Nehring, V., d'Ettorre, P., Bos, N. (2016) Task specialization influences nestmate recognition ability in ants. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 70, 1433-1440.

Lecorps, B., Rödel, H.G., Féron, C. (2016) Assessment of anxiety in open field and elevated plus maze using infrared thermography. Physiology & Behavior 157, 209-216. pdf

López Marulanda, J., Adam, O., Delfour, F. (2016) Modulation of whistle production related to training sessions in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) under human care. Zoo Biology 35, 495-504.

Mather, J.A., Carere, C. (2016) Cephalopods are best candidates for invertebrate consciousness. Animal Sentience 107, 1-3. pdf

Motais de Narbonne, M., van Zweden, J.S., Bello, J.E., Wenseleers, T., Millar, J.G., d'Ettorre, P. (2016) Biological activity of the enantiomers of 3-methylhentriacontane, a queen pheromone of the ant Lasius niger. Journal of Experimental Biology 11, 1632-1638. pdf

Nehring, V., Dani, F.R., Calamai, L., Turillazzi, S., Bohn, H., Klass, K.D., d'Ettorre, P. (2016) Chemical disguise of myrmecophilous cockroaches and its implications for understanding nestmate recognition mechanisms in leaf-cutting ants. BMC Ecology 16, 35. pdf

Nowbahari, E., Amirault, C., Hollis, K.L. (2016) Rescue of newborn ants by older Cataglyphis cursor adult workers. Animal Cognition 19, 543-553.

Ohrnberger, S.A., Monclús, R., Rödel, H.G., Valencak, T.G. (2016) Ambient temperature affects postnatal litter size reduction in golden hamsters. Frontiers in Zoology 13, 51. pdf

Perez, M., Nowotny, T., d'Ettorre, P., Giurfa, M. (2016) Olfactory experience shapes the evaluation of odour similarity in ants: a behavioural and computational analysis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 283, 20160551. pdf

Rangassamy, M., Khaleghparast Athari, S., Monclús, R., Boissier, M.C., Bessis, N., Rödel, H.G. (2016) Personality modulates proportions of CD4+ regulatory and effector T cells in response to socially induced stress in a rodent of wild origin. Physiology & Behavior 167, 255-264.

Rödel, H.G., Valencak, T.G., Handrek, A., Monclús, R. (2016) Paying the energetic costs of reproduction: reliance on postpartum foraging and stored reserves. Behavioral Ecology 25, 748-756. pdf

Rödel, H.G., Zapka, M., Stefanski, V., von Holst, D. (2016) Reproductive effort alters immune parameters measured post-partum in European rabbits under semi-natural conditions. Functional Ecology 30, 1800-1809.

Sillam-Dussès, D., Hanus, R., Poulsen, M., Roy, V., Favier, M., Vasseur-Cognet, M. (2016) The glucose-sensing transcription factor ChREBP pathway controls fertility in termite queens. Open Biology 6, 160080. pdf

Sillam-Dussès, D., Jirošová, A., Kyjaková, P., Kalinová, B., Dolejšová, K., Jančařík, A., Majer, P., Cristaldo, P., Hanus, R. (2016) Smells like home: chemically mediated co-habitation of two termite species in a single nest. Journal of Chemical Ecology 42, 1070-1081.


Baudoin, C. (2015) À propos du sexe et de la mort, notes d’éthologie comparée. Études sur la Mort 147, 193-200.

Bautista, A., Rödel, H.G., Monclús, R., Juárez-Romero, M., Cruz-Sánchez, E., Martínez-Gómez, M., Hudson, R. (2015) Intrauterine position as a predictor of postnatal growth and survival in the rabbit. Physiology & Behavior 138, 101-106.

Bautista, A., Zepeda, J.A., Reyes-Meza, V., Martínez-Gómez, M., Rödel, H.G., Hudson, R. (2015) Contribution of within-litter interactions to individual differences in early postnatal development in the domestic rabbit. Animal Behaviour 108, 145-153.

Berry, A., Vitale, A., Carere, C., Alleva, E. (2015) EU guidelines for the care and welfare of an «exceptional invertebrate class» in scientific research. Annali dell'Istituto Superiore di Sanita 51, 267-269. pdf

Delattre, O., Sillam-Dussès, D., Jandák, V., Brothánek, M., Rücker, K., Bourguignon, T., Vytisková, B., Cvačka, J., Jiříček, O., Šobotník, J. (2015) Complex alarm strategy in the most basal termite species. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69, 1945-1955. pdf

Di Bona, V., Minetti, C., Trotta, V., Sella, G., Lorenzi, M.C. (2015) A trade-off between traits that contribute to male and female function in hermaphrodites. Ethology, Ecology & Evolution 27, 79-92.

diMauro, G., Perez, M., Lorenzi, M.C., Guerrieri, F.J., Millar, J.G., d'Ettorre, P. (2015) Ants discriminate between different hydrocarbon concentrations. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3, 133. pdf

Duranton, C., Rödel, H.G., Bedossa, T., Belkhir, S. (2015) Inverse sex effects on performance of domestic dogs (Canis familiaris) in a repeated problem solving task. Journal of Comparative Psychology 129, 84-87. pdf

Fernández-Marín, H., Nash, D.R., Higginbotham, S., Estrada, C., van Zweden, J.S., d'Ettorre, P., Wcislo, W.T., Boomsma, J.J. (2015) Functional role of phenylacetic acid from metapleural gland secretions in controlling fungal pathogens in evolutionarily derived leaf-cutting ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282, 20150212. pdf

Fougeyrollas, R., Dolejšová, K., Sillam-Dussès, D., Roy, V., Poteaux, C., Hanus, R., Roisin, Y. (2015) Asexual queen succession in the higher termite Embiratermes neotenicus. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 282, 20150260. pdf

Helanterä, H., d'Ettorre, P. (2015) A comparative study of egg recognition signature mixtures in Formica ants. Evolution 69, 520-529.

Hollis, K.L., Harrsch, F.A., Nowbahari, E. (2015) Ants vs. antlions: An insect model for studying the role of learned and hard-wired behavior in coevolution. Learning and Motivation 50, 68-82.

Hudson, R., Rangassamy, M., Saldaña, A., Bánszegi, O., Rödel, H.G. (2015) Stable individual differences in separation calls during early development in cats and mice. Frontiers in Zoology 12, S12. pdf

Lafaille, M., Gouat, M., Féron, C. (2015) Efficiency of delayed reproduction in Mus spicilegus. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 27, 491-496.

Lecorps, B., Féron, C. (2015) Correlates between ear postures and emotional reactivity in a wild type mouse species. Behavioural Processes 120, 25-29.

Malassis, R., Delfour, F. (2015) Sea lions' (Zalophus californianus) use of human pointing gestures as referential cues. Learning & Behavior 43, 101-112. pdf

Mignini, M., Lorenzi, M.C. (2015) Vibratory signals predict rank and offspring caste ratio in a social insect. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69, 1739-1748.

Mikaelyan, A., Dietrich, C., Köhler, T., Poulsen, M., Sillam-Dussès, D., Brune, A. (2015) Diet is the primary determinant of bacterial community structure in the guts of higher termites. Molecular Ecology 24, 5284-5295.

Monclús, R., Anderson, A.M., Blumstein, T.D. (2015) Do yellow-bellied marmots perceive enhanced predation risk when they are farther from safety? An experimental study. Ethology 121, 831-839.

Nehring, V., Dani, F.R., Turillazzi, S., Boomsma, J.J., d'Ettorre, P. (2015) Integration strategies of a leaf-cutting ant social parasite. Animal Behaviour 108, 55-65.

Nettel-Hernanz, A., Lachaud, J.P., Fresneau, D., López-Muñoz, R.A., Poteaux, C. (2015) Biogeography, cryptic diversity, and queen dimorphism evolution of the Neotropical ant genus Ectatomma Smith 1858 (Formicidae, Ectatomminae). Organisms Diversity & Evolution 15, 543-553. pdf

Perez, M., Giurfa, M., d'Ettorre, P. (2015) The scent of mixtures: rules of odour processing in ants. Scientific Reports 5, 8659. pdf

Rangassamy, M., Dalmas, M., Féron, C., Gouat, P., Rödel, H.G. (2015) Similarity of personalities speeds up reproduction in pairs of a monogamous rodent. Animal Behaviour 103, 7-15.

Rödel, H.G., Zapka, M., Talke, S., Kornatz, T., Bruchner, B., Hedler, C. (2015) Survival costs of fast exploration during juvenile life in a small mammal. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 69, 205-217.

Rossmassler, K., Dietrich, C., Thompson, C., Mikaelyan, A., Nonoh, J.O., Scheffrahn, R.H., Sillam-Dussès, D., Brune, A. (2015) Metagenomic analysis of the microbiota in the highly compartmented hindguts of six wood- or soil-feeding higher termites. Microbiome 3, 56. pdf

Signorotti, L., d'Ettorre, P., Sguanci, G., Cervo, R. (2015) Pupal experience and nestmate recognition in Polistes dominula wasps. Insectes Sociaux 62, 433-441.

Tyler, F., Fisher, D., d'Ettorre, P., Rodrigez-Muñoz, R., Tregenza, T. (2015) Chemical cues mediate species recognition in field crickets. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 3, 48. pdf

Wen, P.M., Mo, J., Lu, C., Tan, K., Šobotník, J., Sillam-Dussès, D. (2015) Sex-pairing pheromone of Ancistrotermes dimorphus (Isoptera: Macrotermitinae). Journal of Insect Physiology 83, 8-14. pdf

Yagound, B., Gouttefarde, R., Leroy, C., Belibel, R., Barbaud, C., Fresneau, D., Chameron, S., Poteaux, C., Châline, N. (2015) Fertility signaling and partitioning of reproduction in the ant Neoponera apicalis. Journal of Chemical Ecology 41, 557-566. pdf


Aguilar, F., Rödel, H.G., Vázquez, J., Nicolas, L., Rodríguez, L., Bautista, A., Martínez-Gómez, M. (2014) Seasonal changes in testosterone levels in wild Mexican cottontails Sylvilagus cunicularius. Mammalian Biology 79, 225-229.

Anotaux, M., Toscani, C., Leborgne, R., Châline, N., Pasquet, A. (2014) Aging and foraging efficiency in an orb-web spider. Journal of Ethology 32, 155-163.

Becques, A., Larose, C., Baron, C., Niceron, C., Féron, C., Gouat, P. (2014) Behaviour in order to evaluate the palatability of pet food in domestic cats. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 159, 55-61.

Bos, N., Roussel, E., Giurfa, M., d'Ettorre, P. (2014) Appetitive and aversive olfactory learning induce similar generalization rates in the honey bee. Animal Cognition 17, 399-406. pdf

Cristaldo, P.F., DeSouza, O., Krasulová, J., Jirošová, A., Kutalová, K., Rodrigues Lima, E., Šobotník, J., Sillam-Dussès, D. (2014) Mutual use of trail-following chemical cues by a termite host and its inquilines. PLoS ONE 9, e85315. pdf

Deldalle, S., Gaunet, F. (2014) Effects of 2 training methods on stress-related behaviors of the dog (Canis familiaris) and on the dog-owner relationship. Journal of Veterinary Behavior 9, 58-65. pdf

Heathcote, R.J.P., Bell, E., d’Ettorre, P., While, G.M., Uller, T. (2014) The scent of sun worship: basking experience alters scent mark composition in male lizards. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 68, 861-870. pdf

Hille, S., Rödel, H.G. (2014) Small-scale altitudinal effects on reproduction in bank voles. Mammalian Biology 79, 90-95.

Lafaille, M., Féron, C. (2014) U-shaped relationship between ageing and risk-taking behaviour in a wild-type rodent. Animal Behaviour 97, 45-52.

Larsen, J., Fouks, B., Bos, N., d'Ettorre, P., Nehring, V. (2014) Variation in nestmate recognition ability among polymorphic leaf-cutting ant workers. Journal of Insect Physiology 70, 59-66.

Lepousez, G., Nissant, A., Bryan, A.K., Gheusi, G., Greer, C.A., Lledo, P.M. (2014) Olfactory learning promotes input-specific synaptic plasticity in adult-born neurons. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 111, 13984-13989. pdf

Monclús, R., von Holst, D., Blumstein, D., Rödel, H.G. (2014) Long-term effects of litter sex ratio on female reproduction in two iteroparous mammals. Functional Ecology 28, 954-962. pdf

Rödel, H.G., Starkloff, A. (2014) Social environment and weather during early life influence loads of an intestinal parasite in a group-living small mammal. Oecologia 176.

Savarit, F., Fénéron, R. (2014) Imperfect chemical mimicry explains the imperfect social integration of the inquiline ant, Ectatomma parasiticum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ectatomminae). Myrmecological News 20, 7-14.

Signorotti, L., Cappa, F., d’Ettorre, P., Cervo, R. (2014) Novel insights into the ontogeny of nestmate recognition in Polistes social wasps. PLoS ONE 9, e97024. pdf

Signorotti, L., Jaisson, P., d’Ettorre, P. (2014) Larval memory affects adult nest-mate recognition in the ant Aphaenogaster senilis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 281, 20132579. pdf

Téséo, S., Châline, N., Jaisson, P., Kronauer, D.J.C. (2014) Epistasis between adults and larvae underlies caste fate and fitness in a clonal ant. Nature Communications 5, 3363. pdf

Téséo, S., Lecoutey, E., Kronauer, D.J.C., Hefetz, A., Lenoir, A., Jaisson, P., Châline, N. (2014) Genetic distance and age affect the cuticular chemical profiles of the clonal ant Cerapachys biroi. Journal of Chemical Ecology 40, 428-438. pdf

Ung, D., Féron, C., Gouat, M., Demouron, S., Gouat, P. (2014) Maternal energetic investment in a monogamous mouse. Mammalian Biology 79, 221-224.

Van Oystaeyen, A., Caliari Oliveira, R., Holman, L., van Zweden, J.S., Romero, C., Oi, C.A., d'Ettorre, P., Khalesi, M., Billen, J., Wäckers, F., Millar, J.G., Wenseleers, T. (2014) Conserved class of queen pheromones stops social insect workers from reproducing. Science 343, 287-290. pdf

van Zweden, J.S., Bonckaert, W., Wenseleers, T., d'Ettorre, P. (2014) Queen signaling in social wasps. Evolution 68, 976-986.

Wen, P., Ji, B.Z., Sillam-Dussès, D. (2014) Trail communication is regulated by two trail pheromone components in the fungus-growing termite Odontotermes formosanus Shiraki. PLoS ONE 9, e90906. pdf

Yagound, B., Blacher, P., Fresneau, D., Poteaux, C., Châline, N. (2014) Status discrimination through fertility signalling allows ants to regulate reproductive conflicts. Animal Behaviour 93, 25-35. pdf


Arteaga, L., Rödel, H.G., Trejo Elizalde, M., González, D., Hudson, R. (2013) The pattern of nipple use before weaning among littermates of the domestic dog. Ethology 119, 12-19.

Autier-Dérian, D., Deputte, B.L., Chalvet-Monfray, K., Coulon, M., Mounier, L. (2013) Visual discrimination of species in dogs (Canis familiaris). Animal Cognition 16, 637-651. pdf

Baracchi, D., Petrocelli, I., Cusseau, G., Pizzocaro, L., Téséo, S., Turillazzi, S. (2013) Facial markings in the hover wasps: quality signals and familiar recognition cues in two species of stenogastrine wasps. Animal Behaviour 85, 203-212.

Baudoin, C., Haim, A., Durand, J.-L. (2013) Effect of conspecific and heterospecific urine odors on the foraging behavior of the golden spiny mouse. Integrative Zoology 8, 1-8.

Blacher, P., Boreggio, L., Leroy, C., Devienne, P., Châline, N., Chameron, S. (2013) Specific recognition of reproductive parasite workers by nest-entrance guards in the bumble bee Bombus terrestris. Frontiers in Zoology 10, 74. pdf

Blacher, P., Yagound, B., Lecoutey, E., Devienne, P., Chameron, S., Châline, N. (2013) Drifting behaviour as an alternative reproductive strategy for social insect workers. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280, 1771. pdf

Boomsma, J.J., d'Ettorre, P. (2013) Nice to kin and nasty to non-kin: revisiting Hamilton's early insights on eusociality. Biology Letters 9, 20130444. pdf

Bos, N., d'Ettorre, P., Guerrieri, F.J. (2013) Chemical structure of odorants and perceptual similarity in ants. Journal of Experimental Biology 216, 3314-3320. pdf

Brus, M., Meurisse, M., Gheusi, G., Keller, M., Lledo, P.M., Lévy, F. (2013) Dynamics of olfactory and hippocampal neurogenesis in adult sheep. Journal of Comparative Neurology 251, 169-188.

Couvillon, M.J., Segers, M.H.I.D., Cooper-Bowman, R., Truslove, G., Nascimento, D.L., F.S., N., Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2013) Context affects nestmate recognition errors in honey bees and stingless bees. Journal of Experimental Biology 216, 3055-3061. pdf

Delattre, O., Châline, N., Chameron, S., Lecoutey, E., Jaisson, P. (2013) Opportunist slave-making ants Myrmoxenus ravouxi discriminate different host species from a non-host species. Insectes Sociaux 60, 7-13. pdf

Fénéron, R., Poteaux, C., Boilève, M., Valenzuela, J., Savarit, F. (2013) Discrimination of the social parasite Ectatomma parasiticum by its host sibling species (E. tuberculatum). Psyche 2013, 573541. pdf

Helanterä, H., Aehle, O., Roux, M., Heinze, J., d'Ettorre, P. (2013) Family-based guilds in the ant Pachycondyla inversa. Biology Letters 9, 20130125. pdf

Hollis, K.L., Nowbahari, E. (2013) A comparative analysis of precision rescue behaviour in sand-dwelling ants. Animal Behaviour 85, 537-544.

Hollis, K.L., Nowbahari, E. (2013) Toward a behavioral ecology of rescue behavior. Evolutionary Psychology 11, 647-664. pdf

Holman, L., Lanfear, R., d'Ettorre, P. (2013) The evolution of queen pheromones in the ant genus Lasius. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 26, 1549-1558.

Holman, L., Leroy, C., Jørgensen, C.G., Nielsen, J., d’Ettorre, P. (2013) Are queen ants inhibited by their own pheromone? Regulation of productivity via negative feedback. Behavioural Ecology 24, 380-385.

Holman, L., Linksvayer, T.A., d’Ettorre, P. (2013) Genetic constraints on dishonesty and caste dimorphism in an ant. American Naturalist 181, 161-170.

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. pdf

Hurtado, M.J., Fénéron, R., Gouat, P. (2013) Specialization in building tasks in the mound-building mouse, Mus spicilegus. Animal Behaviour 85, 1153-1160.

Kutalová, K., Bourguignon, T., Sillam-Dussès, D., Hanus, R., Roisin, Y., Šobotník, J. (2013) Armed reproductives: Evolution of the frontal gland in imagoes of Termitidae. Arthropod Structure & Development 42, 339-348. pdf

Mikissa, J.B., Jeffery, K., Fresneau, D., Mercier, J.L. (2013) Impact of an invasive alien ant, Wasmannia auropunctata Roger, on a specialised plant-ant mutualism, Barteria fistulosa Mast. and Tetraponera aethiops F. Smith, in a Gabon forest. Ecological Entomology 38, 580-584.

Perdereau, E., Velonà, A., Dupont, S., Labédan, M., Luchetti, A., Mantovani, B., Bagnères, A.G. (2013) Colony breeding structure of the invasive termite Reticulitermes urbis (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 106, 2216-2224. pdf

Perez, M., Rolland, U., Giurfa, M., d'Ettorre, P. (2013) Sucrose responsiveness, learning success, and task specialization in ants. Learning & Memory 20, 417-420. pdf

Rödel, H.G., Landmann, C., Starkloff, A., Kunc, H.P., Hudson, R. (2013) Absentee mothering – not so absent? Responses of European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) mothers to pup distress calls. Ethology 119, 1024-1033.

Schlolaut, W., Hudson, R., Rödel, H.G. (2013) Impact of rearing management on health in domestic rabbits: A review. World Rabbit Science 21, 145-159. pdf

Schultner, E., d'Ettorre, P., Helantera, H. (2013) Social conflict in ant larvae: egg cannibalism occurs mainly in males and larvae prefer alien eggs. Behavioural Ecology 24, 1306-1311. pdf

Taylor, K., Visvader, A., Nowbahari, E., Hollis, K.L. (2013) Precision rescue behavior in North American ants. Evolutionary Psychology 11, 665-677. pdf

Téséo, S., Kronauer, D.J.C., Jaisson, P., Châline, N. (2013) Enforcement of reproductive synchrony via policing in a clonal ant. Current Biology 23, 328-332. pdf

Téséo, S., Lecoutey, E., Blacher, P., Jaisson, P., Châline, N. (2013) Dysfunctional reproductive physiology, and not reproductive activation, triggers policing in experimental colonies of the clonal ant Cerapachys biroi. Communicative & Integrative Biology 6, e24954. pdf


Anotaux, M., Marchal, J., Châline, N., Desquilbet, L., Leborgne, R., Gilbert, C., Pasquet, A. (2012) Ageing alters spider orb-web construction. Animal Behaviour 84, 1113-1121. pdf

Baudoin, C., Durand, J.-L., Haim, A. (2012) Effect of conspecific and heterospecific urine odors on the foraging behavior of the golden spiny mouse, Acomys russatus (Wagner, 1840). Integrative Zoology Suppl. 8, 1-8.

Beigneux, E., Feron, C., Gouat, P. (2012) Concordance in mate choice in female mound-building mice. Comptes Rendus Biologie 335, 220-225.

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. pdf

Bos, N., d'Ettorre, P. (2012) Recognition of social identity in ants. Frontiers in Psychology 3, 83. pdf

Bos, N., Dreier, S., Jorgensen, C.G., Nielsen, J., Guerrieri, F.J., d'Ettorre, P. (2012) Learning and perceptual similarity among cuticular hydrocarbons in ants. Journal of Insect Physiology 58, 138-146.

Bos, N., Lefevre, T., Jensen, A.B., d'Ettorre, P. (2012) Sick ants become unsociable. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 25, 342-351.

Bourguignon, T., Šobotník, J., Sillam-Dussès, D., Jiroš, P., Hanus, R., Roisin, Y., Miura, T. (2012) Developmental pathways of Psammotermes hybostoma (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae): old pseudergates make up a new sterile caste. PLoS ONE 7, e44527. pdf

Cabanes, G., Bennani, Y., Fresneau, D. (2012) Enriched topological learning for cluster detection and visualization. Neural Networks 32, 186-195. pdf

Delattre, O., Châline, N., Chameron, S., Lecoutey, E., Jaisson, P. (2012) Social parasite pressure affects brood discrimination of host species in Temnothorax ants. Animal Behaviour 84, 445-450. pdf

Evison, S.E.F., Ferreira, R.S., d’Ettorre, P., Fresneau, D., Poteaux, C. (2012) Chemical signature and reproductive status in the facultative polygynous ant Pachycondyla verenae. Journal of Chemical Ecology 38, 1441-1449. pdf

Nehringer, V., Boomsma, J.J., d’Ettorre, P. (2012) Wingless virgin queens assume helper roles in Acromyrmex leaf-cutting ants. Current Biology 22, R671-R673.

Nowbahari, E., Hollis, K.L., Durand, J.-L. (2012) Division of labor regulates precision rescue behavior in sand dwelling Cataglyphis cursor ants: To give is to receive. PLoS ONE 7, e48516. pdf

Raynaud, J., Messaoudi, F., Gouat, P. (2012) Reliability of odour-genes covariance under diet changes: a test in mound building mice. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 106, 682-688.

Rödel, H.G., Dausmann, K.H., Starkloff, A., Schubert, M., von Holst, D., Hudson, R. (2012) Diurnal nursing pattern of wild-type European rabbits under natural breeding conditions. Mammalian Biology 77, 441-446. pdf

Rödel, H.G., Dekker, J.J.A. (2012) Impact of different weather factors on population dynamics of two lagomorph species, based on hunting bag records. European Journal of Wildlife Research 58, 923-932. pdf

Rödel, H.G., Hudson, R., Rammler, L., Sänger, N., Schwarz, L., Machnik, P. (2012) Lactation does not alter the long-term stability of individual differences in behavior on the elevated plus maze in laboratory mice. Journal of Ethology 30, 43-51. pdf

Rouco, C., Starkloff, A., Delibes-Mateos, M., Schubert, M., Rödel, H.G. (2012) Differentiation of animals from different age classes by means of pellet size: assessment of a field method in European rabbits. Mammalian Biology 77, 451-454.

Schai-Braun, S., Rödel, H.G., Hackländer, K. (2012) The influence of daylight regime on diurnal locomotor activity patterns of the European hare (Lepus europaeus) during summer. Mammalian Biology 77, 434-440.

Serra, J., Hurtado, M.J., Le Negrate, A., Feron, C., Nowak, R., Gouat, P. (2012) Behavioral differentiation during collective building in wild mice Mus spicilegus. Behavioural Processes 89, 292-298) .

Sillam-Dussès, D., Krasulová, J, Vrkoslav, V, Pytelková, J, Cvačka, J, Kutalová, K, Bourguignon, T, Miura, T, Šobotník, J. (2012) Comparative study of the labial gland secretion in termites (Isoptera). PLoS ONE 7, e46431. pdf

Vasconcelos, M., Hollis, K., Nowbahari, E., Kacelnik,.A. (2012) Prosociality without empathy. Biology Letters 8, 910-912.


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

Coulon, M., Baudoin, C., Heyman, Y., Deputte, B.L. (2011) Cattle discriminate between familiar and unfamiliar conspecifics by using only head visual cues. Animal Cognition 14, 279-290. pdf

Evison, S.E.F., Ferreira, R.S, Fresneau, D., Poteaux, C. (2011) Isolation and characterisation of eight microsatellite loci in the Ponerine ant Pachycondyla verenae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Permanent Genetic Resources added to Molecular Ecology Resources Database 1 October 2010-30 November 2010) Molecular Ecology Resources 11, 418-421.

Fouks, B., d’Ettorre, P., Nehring, V. (2011) Brood adoption in the leaf-cutting ant Acromyrmex echinatior: adaptation or recognition noise? Insectes Sociaux 58, 479-486.

Götz, A.A, Vidal-Puig, A., Rödel, H.G., Hrabé de Angelis, M., Stoeger, T. (2011) Carbon-nanoparticle-triggered acute lung inflammation and its resolution are not altered in PPARgamma-defective (P465L) mice. Particle and Fibre Toxicology 8, 28. pdf

Götz, A.A., Rozman, J., Rödel, H.G., Fuchs, H., Gailus Durner, V., Hrabě de Angelis, M., Klingenspor, M., Stoeger, T. (2011) Comparison of particle exposure triggers pulmonary and systemic inflammation in mice fed with three different diets. Particle and Fibre Toxicology 8, 30. pdf

Grinsted, L., Bilde, T., d’Ettorre, P. (2011) Cuticular hydrocarbons as potential kin recognition cues in a subsocial spider. Behavioral Ecology 22, 1187-1194. pdf

Guerrieri, F.J., d’Ettorre, P., Devaud, J.M., Giurfa, M. (2011) Long-term olfactory memories are stabilised via protein synthesis in Camponotus fellah ants. Journal of Experimental Biology 214, 3300-3304. pdf

Hollis, K.L., Cogswell, H., Snyder, K., Guillette, M.L., Nowbahari E. (2011) Specialized learning in antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae), pit-digging predators, shortens vulnerable larval stage. PLoS ONE 6, e17958. pdf

Lecoutey, E., Châline, N., Jaisson, P. (2011) Clonal ant societies exhibit fertility -dependent shifts in caste ratios. Behavioral Ecology 22, 108-113. pdf

Lenoir, J.C., Lachaud, J.P., Nettel, A., Fresneau, D., Poteaux, C. (2011) The role of microgynes in the reproductive strategy of the Neotropical ant Ectatomma ruidum. Naturwissenschaften 98, 347-56. pdf

Lévy, F., Gheusi, G., Keller, M. (2011) Plasticity of the parental brain: a case for neurogenesis. Journal of Neuroendocrinolology 23, 984-93. pdf

Nehring, V., Evison, S.E.F., Santorelli, L.A., d’Ettorre, P., Hughes, W.O.H. (2011) Kin-informative recognition cues in ants. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 278, 1942-1948. pdf

Reyes, V., Hudson, R., Nicolás, L., Rödel, H.G., Bautista, A. (2011) Possible contribution of position in the litter huddle to long-term differences in behavioral style in the domestic rabbit. Physiology & Behavior 104, 778-785.

van Zweden, J.S., Vitikainen, E., d’Ettorre, P., Sundström, L. (2011) Do cuticular hydrocarbons provide sufficient information for optimal sex allocation in the ant Formica exsecta? Journal of Chemical Ecology 37, 1365-1373. pdf


Becques, A., Larose, C., Gouat, P., Serra, J. (2010) Effects of pre- and postnatal olfactogustatory experience on early preferences at birth and dietary selection at weaning in kittens. Chemical Senses 35, 41-45. pdf

Blacher, P., Lecoutey, E., Fresneau, D., Nowbahari, E. (2010) Reproductive hierarchies and status discrimination in orphaned colonies of Pachycondyla apicalis ants. Animal Behaviour 79, 99-105.

Bos, N., Guerrieri, F.J., d’Ettorre, P. (2010) Significance of chemical recognition cues is context dependent in ants. Animal Behaviour 80, 839-844.

Coulon, M., Baudoin, C., Abdi, H, Heyman, Y, Deputte, B.L. (2010) Social behaviour and kin discrimination in a mixed group of cloned and non-cloned heifers (Bos taurus). Theriogenology 74, 1596-1603. pdf

Dobson, F.S., Way, B.M, Baudoin, C. (2010 Spatial dynamics and the evolution of social monogamy in mammals. Behavioral Ecology 21, 747-752. pdf

Feierstein, C., Lazarini, F., Wagner, S., Gabellec, M.M., de Chaumont, F, Olivo-Marin, J.C., Boussin, F.D., Lledo, P.M., Gheusi, G. (2010) Disruption of adult neurogenesis in the olfactory bulb affects social interaction but not maternal behavior. Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 4, 176. pdf

Ferreira, R.S., Poteaux, C., Delabie, J.H.C., Fresneau, D., Rybak, F. (2010) Stridulations reveal cryptic speciation in neotropical sympatric ants. PLoS ONE 5, e15363. pdf

Foucaud, J., Orivel, J., Loiseau, A., Delabie, J.H.C., Jourdan, H., Konghouleux, V, Vonshak M.,  Tindo, M., Mercier, J.L., Fresneau, D., Mikissa, J.B., McGlynn, T., Mikheyev, A.S., Oettler, J., Estoup, A. (2010) Worldwide invasion by the little fire ant: routes of introduction and eco- evolutionary pathways. Evolutionary Applications 3, 363-374. pdf

Holman, L., Jørgensen, C.G., Nielsen, J., d’Ettorre, P. (2010) Identification of an ant queen pheromone regulating worker sterility. Proceedings of the Royal Society London B 277, 3793-3800. pdf

Nowbahari, E., Hollis, K.L. (2010) Rescue behavior: Distinguishing between rescue, cooperation, and other forms of altruistic behavior. Communicative and Integrative Biology 3, 1-3. pdf

Schmidt, A.M., d’Ettorre, P., Pedersen, J.S. (2010) Low levels of nestmate discrimination despite high genetic differentiation in the invasive pharaoh ant. Frontiers in Zoology 7, 20. pdf

Stroeymeyt, N., Guerrieri, F.J., van Zweden, J.S., d’Ettorre, P. (2010) Rapid decision-making with side-specific perceptual discrimination in ants. PLoS ONE 8, e12377. pdf

van Zweden, J.S., Brask, J.B., Christensen, J.H., Boomsma, J.J., Linksvayer, T.A., d’Ettorre, P. (2010) Blending of heritable recognition cues among ant nestmates creates distinct colony gestalt odours but prevents within-colony nepotism. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 23, 1498-1508.


Cabanes, G., Bennani, Y., Fresneau, D. (2009) Mining RFID behavior data using unsupervised learning. International Journal of Applied Logistics 1, 28-47. pdf

Djazoul, Z.E., Doumandji-Mitiche, B., Nowbahari, E. (2009) Evaluation of the use of energetic reserves as bio-markers for an insecticidal effect on woolly poplar aphid Phloeomyzus passerinii (Homoptera, Aphididae). Jordan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 5, 17-25.

Galassi, U., Cabanes, G., Fresneau, D. (2009) Modeling evolving behaviors in ant colonies. Journal of Intelligent Systems 18, 353-376. pdf

Hora, R.R., Blatrix, R., Fresneau, D., Fénéron, R. (2009) Social interactions between an inquiline ant, Ectatomma parasiticum, and its host, Ectatomma tuberculatum (Formicidae, Ectatomminae). Journal of Ethology 27, 285-288.

Kathirithamby, J., Hayward, A., Mcmahon, D., Ferreira, R.S., Andreazze, R., Andrade, H.T.A., Fresneau, D. (2009) Conspecifics of a heterotrophic heteronomous species of Strepsiptera (Insecta) are matched by molecular characterization. Systematic Entomology 35, 234-242.

Kenne, M., Fénéron, R., Djieto-Lordon, C., Malherbe, M.C., Tindo, M., Ngnegueu, P.R., Dejean, A. (2009) Nesting and foraging habits in the arboreal ant Atopomyrmex mocquerysi André, 1889 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Myrmecological News 12, 109-115. pdf

Nowbahari, E., Scohier, A., Durand, J.-L., Hollis, K.L. (2009) Ants, Cataglyphis cursor, use precisely directed rescue behavior to free entrapped relatives. PLoS ONE 4, e6573. pdf

Pérez-Sato, J.A., Châline, N., Martin, S.J., Hughes, W.O.H., Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2009) Multi-level selection for hygienic behaviour in honeybees. Heredity 102, 609-615. pdf

Zinck, L., Châline, N., Jaisson, P. (2009) Absence of nepotism in worker-queen care in polygynous colonies of the ant Ectatomma tuberculatum. Journal of Insect Behaviour 22, 196-204. pdf

Zinck, L., Denis, D., Hora, R.R., Alaux, C., Lenoir, A., Hefetz, A., Jaisson, P. (2009) Behavioral and chemical correlates of long-term queen adoption in the facultative polygynous ant Ectatomma tuberculatum. Journal of Insect Behavior 22, 362-374. pdf

Busquet, N., Nizerolle, C.L., Féron C. (2009) What triggers reproductive life? Effects of adolescent cohabitation, social novelty and aggression in a monogamous mouse. Ethology 115, 87-95. pdf

Coulon, M., Deputte, B.L., Heyman, Y., Baudoin, C. (2009) Individual recognition in domestic cattle (Bos taurus): evidence from 2D-images of heads from different breeds. PLoS ONE 4, e4441. pdf

Poteaux, C., Baubet, E., Kaminski, G., Brandt, S., Baudoin, C. (2009) Socio-genetic structure and mating system of a wild boar population. Journal of Zoology 278,116-125. pdf

Soini, H.A., Wiesler, D., Koyama, S., Féron, C., Baudoin, C., Novotny, M.V. (2009) Comparison of urinary scents of two related mouse species, Mus spicilegus and Mus domesticus. Journal of Chemical Ecology 35, 580-589. pdf


Denis, D., Chameron, S., Costille, L., Pocheville, A., Châline, N., Fresneau, D. (2008) Workers agonistic interactions in queenright and queenless nests of a polydomous ant society. Animal Behaviour 75, 791-800. pdf

Depickère, S., Fresneau, D., Deneubourg, J.L. (2008) Effect of social and environmental factors on ant aggregation: A general response? Journal of Insect Physiology 54, 1349-1355.

Depickère, S., Fresneau, D., Deneubourg, J.L., Detrain C. (2008) Spatial organization in ants' nests: Does starvation modify the aggregative behaviour of Lasius niger species? Insectes Sociaux 55, 163-170. pdf

Depickère, S., Ramírez Ávila, G.M., Fresneau D., Deneubourg J.L. (2008) Polymorphism: A weak influence on worker aggregation level in ants. Ecological Entomology 33, 225-231.

Feitosa, R.M., Hora, R.R., Delabie, J.H.C., Valenzuela, J., Fresneau, D. (2008) New social parasite in the ant genus Ectatomma Smith (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Ectatomminae). Zootaxa 1713, 47-52.

Foubert, E., Nowbahari, E. (2008) Memory span of heterospecific individual odors of an ant, Cataglyphis cursor. Learning & Behavior 36, 319-326. pdf

Gheusi, G., Ortega-Perez, I., Murray, K., Lledo, P.M. (2008) A niche for adult neurogenesis in social behavior. Behavioural Brain Research 200, 315-322.

Hora, R.R., Ionescu-Hirsh, A., Simon, T., Delabie, J.H.C., Robert, J., Fresneau, D., Hefetz, A. (2008) Postmating changes in cuticular chemistry and visual appearance in Ectatomma tuberculatum queens (Formicidae: Ectatomminae). Naturwissenschaften 95, 55-60.

Lefebvre, T., Châline, N., Limousin, D., Dupont, S., Bagnères, A.G. (2008) From speciation to introgressive hybridization: Phylogeographic structure of an insular subspecies of termite, Reticulitermes lucifugus corsicus. BMC Evolutionary Biology 8, 38.

López-Darias, M., Lobo, J.M., Gouat, P. (2008) Predicting potential distributions of invasive species: the exotic Barbary ground squirrel in the Canarian archipelago and the west Mediterranean region. Biological Invasions 10, 1027-1040. pdf

Mikissa, J.B., Delabie, J.H.C., Fresneau, D., Mercier, J.-L. (2008) Preliminary assessment on the interactions of Wasmania auropunctata in native ant communities (Hymenoptera Formicidae) of a mosaic gallery forest/savannah in Lopé National Parc, Gabon. Sociobiology 51, 207-218. pdf

Poteaux, C., Busquet, N., Gouat, P., Katona, K., Baudoin, C. (2008) Socio-genetic structure of mound-building mice, Mus spicilegus, in autumn and early spring. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 93, 689-699.

Renault, J., Gheusi, G., Aubert, A. (2008) Changes in social exploration of a lipopolysaccharides-treated conspecific in mice: role of environmental cues. Brain, Behaviour, and Immunity 8, 1201-1207.

Zinck, L., Hora, R.R., Châline, N., Jaisson, P. (2008) Low intra-specific aggression level in the polydomous and facultative polygynous ant Ectatomma tuberculatum. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 126, 211-216. pdf


Alaux, C., Boutot, M., Jaisson, P., Hefetz, A. (2007) Reproductive plasticity in bumble bee workers (Bombus terrestris): reversion of fertility to sterility under queen influence. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62, 213-222. pdf

Bardet, J., Essen, D.K., Féron, C., Gouat, P. (2007) Evaluation of the social bond: A new method tested in Mus spicilegus. Comptes Rendus Biologies 330, 837-843. pdf

Coulon, M., Baudoin, C., Depaulis-Carré, M., Heyman, Y., Renard, J.P., Richard, C., Deputte, B.L. (2007) Dairy cattle exploratory and social behaviors: Is there an effect of cloning? Theriogenology 68, 1097-1103.

Coulon, M., Deputte, B.L., Heyman, Y., Richard, C., Delatouche, L., Baudoin, C. (2007) Visual discrimination by heifers (Bos taurus) of their own species. Journal of Comparative Psychology 121, 198-204. pdf

Delabie, J.H.C., Jahyny, B., Nascimento, I.C., Mariano, C.S.F., Lacau, S., Campiolo, S., Philpott, S.M., Leponce, M. (2007) Contribution of cocoa plantations to the conservation of native ants (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with a special emphasis on the Atlantic Forest fauna of southern Bahia, Brazil. Biodiversity and Conservation 16, 2359-2384. pdf

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