The effect of sex-allocation biasing on the evolution of worker policing in hymenopteran societies

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Foster, K.R. ; Ratnieks, F.L.W. (2001)
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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    mesheuropmc: behavior and behavior mechanisms | fungi

Mutual policing is thought to be important in conflict suppression at all levels of biological organization. In hymenopteran societies (bees, ants, and wasps), multiple mating by queens favors mutual policing of male production among workers (worker policing). However, ... View more
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