Variation in maternal solitary bee nest defence related to nest state

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Peterson , Jason H.; Hoffmeister , Thomas S.; Roitberg , Bernard D.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Springer Verlag
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s13592-015-0378-6
  • Subject: [ SDV ] Life Sciences [q-bio] | nest defence | Megachile rotundata | offspring provisioning state | solitary bee | variable defence level

International audience; AbstractParental protection of offspring is found in numerous animal species. Protection provides offspring with a greater chance of surviving to be able to reproduce, while at the same time, often posing a cost to the parent. Therefore, the net ... View more
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