Johan P. J. Billen

Johan P.J. Billen

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Institute for Zoology, Catholic University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Zoological Institute, University of Leuven, Naamsestraat 59, B-3000, Leuven, Belgium. (016)—283975.

ANT TAXONOMY
PUBLICATIONS

Billen, J.P.J. 1986. Comparative morphology and ultrastructure of the Dufour gland in ants. Entomologia Generalis 11: 165-181.

Billen, J.P.J. 1987. Morphology and ultrastructure of the abdominal glands in dolichoderine ants. Insectes Sociaux 33 (1986): 278-295.

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

Billen, J. P. J. 1989. Morphology of the cloacal gland in the ant Cataglyphis savignyi. Actes Colloq. Insectes Soc. 5: 301-306

Billen, J.P.J. 1990. The sting bulb gland in Myrmecia and Nothomyrmecia: a new exocrine gland in ants. International Journal of Insect Morphology and Embryology 19: 133-139.

Billen, J.P.J. 1993. Morphology of the exocrine system in ants. Materialy Kollokviumov Sektsii Obshchestvennykh Nasekomykh Vsesoyuznogo Entomologicheskogo Obshchestva 2: 1-15.

Billen, J.; Espadaler, X. 2002. A novel epithelial intramandibular gland in the ant Pyramica membranifera (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Belg. J. Zool. 132: 175-176

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

Billen, J.; Ito, F.; Peeters, C. 2000. Novel exocrine glands in the hindleg tarsi of the ant Nothomyrmecia macrops. Aust. J. Zool 48: 661-667

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. Arthropod Struct. Devel. 34(2): 111-115

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

REFERENCE

Bolton B, Alpert G, Ward PS, Naskrecki P. 2007. [CD-ROM] Bolton’s Catalogue of the Ants of the World. Harvard University Press.

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