Parasites In Social Insects

Author: Paul Schmid-Hempel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691059242
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Hence, it is difficult to deduce on a priori grounds whether social insects are a
favorable or difficult environment for the ... From the empirical evidence of
appendix 2. it is at least evident that a variety of macroparasites use social
insects as ...

Caste And Ecology In The Social Insects

Author: George F. Oster
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691023618
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... variations in caste structure and division of labor reflect differing adaptations on
the part of individual species of social insects. ... Viewed from the surrounding
environment the colony can be regarded as a superorganism, a large and dillnsc
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Developmental Plasticity And Evolution

Author: Mary Jane West-Eberhard
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198028567
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Velthuis, H.H.W. 1976b. Environmental, genetic and endocrine influences in
stingless bee caste determination. ... In: Social Insects and the Environment, G.K.
Veeresh, B. Mallik and C.A. Viraktamath (eds.). Oxford and IBH Publishing, New ...

Food Exploitation By Social Insects

Author: Stefan Jarau
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420075616
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The coverage of ants, bees, and wasps in one resource is a unique feature of the book. This taxonomic content combined with the variety of research approaches, allows the book to provide deeper insight into the subject.

Insect Learning

Author: Daniel R. Papaj
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461528143
Size: 63.88 MB
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Insect Learning covers both social and non-social insects from multiple perspectives. The book covers mechanisms; syntheses of work on physiology, behavior, and ecology; and micro- and macroevolution.

Social Life Among The Insects

Author: William Morton Wheeler
Publisher:
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Social insects may also be said to bequeath real estate, that is, their nests,
pastures and hunting grounds ; and since the ... engineering feats of many social
insects show that they are our close rivals in controlling the inorganic
environment. (5.) ...

The Ecology Of Insect Overwintering

Author: S. R. Leather
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521556705
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Overwintering cues for social insects Social insects may overwinter either as
solitary fertilised queens, which found annual ... work, suggest that similar
environmental cues to those that regulate overwintering in non- social insects are
involved.