We welcome Laura Beische, a visiting student from the University of Cologne. She is a master student in the research group of Prof. Dr. Reinhard PredelExternal link and will stay with us for 5 weeks. She will work on the influence of parasitism of the twisted-wing parasite Eoxenos laboulbenei (Strepsiptera, Mengenillidae) on the reproductive organs of a silverfish.
22 February 2022
Press release on a manuscript led by Brendon E. Boudinot: Division of labour in ants goes back over 100 million years.External link idw scientific information service.
Original publication: Boudinot, B.E., Richter, A., Katzke, J., Chaul, J.C.M., Keller, R.A., Economo, E.P., Beutel, R.G., Yamamoto, S., 2022. Evidence for the evolution of eusociality in stem ants and a systematic revision of †Gerontoformica (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 1–35. https://doi.org/10.1093/zoolinnean/zlab097External link
Di Li, a PhD student from the lab of Prof. Xingyue Liu in the Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, started her work on neuropterans in August 2021. She will stay in our group for one year.