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Queen Succession in the Primitively Eusocial Wasp Ropalidia Marginata
Social insects are the most dominant terrestrial fauna for the last 50 million years. This tremendous ecological success is accompanied by the fact that sociality has evolved multiple times independently and achieved highest ...
For Queen and Country : Reproductive and Non-Reproductive Division of Labour in the Primitively Eusocial Wasp Ropalidia Cyathiformis
Division of labour is a hallmark of eusocial insects and is believed to be a major factor in their evolutionary success and ecological dominance. Division of labour can be of two kinds – reproductive division of labour ...
Determinants Of Behavioural And Reproductive Dominance In The Primitively Eusocial Wasp Ropalidia Marginata
In societies where all individuals are reproductively totipotent and yet, at a given time only one of them reproduces, it is interesting to examine the factor(s) that may influence and predict who will be the reproductive. ...
Colony Founding And The Evolution Of Eusociality In Primitively Eusocial Wasp, Ropalidia Marginata
(Indian Institute of Science, 2005-08-08)
Many animals live in societies of varying degrees of organization. Some individuals in these societies seem to sacrifice their own fitness to increase the fitness of some others. Understanding the forces that mould the ...