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.

Caste And Ecology In The Social Insects

Author: George F. Oster
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691023618
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Because of this important consideration, the authors' work has consequences not only for entomology but also for general evolutionary theory.

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 Differentiation In Social Insects

Author: J. A. L. Watson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483286185
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In more detail than has previously been available, this book comprehensively covers all the various mechanisms of caste differentiation in social insects.

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.

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.) ...

Social Insect Populations

Author: M. V. Brian
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483266370
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All social insects need structures to support or contain nests which shelter them
from the environment during sensitive stages of the life cycle, and many require
places in which to shelter from bad seasons, and special mating structures.