Information Processing In Social Insects

Author: Claire Detrain
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 3034887396
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Claire Detrain, Jean-Louis Deneubourg and Jacques Pasteels Studies on insects have been pioneering in major fields of modern biology.

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 ...

Social Life Among The Insects

Author: William Morton Wheeler
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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.) ...


Author: William Morton Wheeler
Publisher: Columbia University Press
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In the lives of the social insects the threptic, or philoprogenitive instincts are of
such transcendent importance that all the ... as the elaborate living environment
developed for the nurture of the young, that gives these insects their unique
position ...

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

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.

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 ...