Maternal hatching synchronization in a subsocial burrower bug mitigates the risk of future sibling cannibalism

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Mukai, Hiromi; Hironaka, Mantaro; Tojo, Sumio; Nomakuchi, Shintaro;

Abstract Sibling cannibalism—the killing and consumption of conspecifics within broods—carries a high risk of direct and inclusive fitness loss for parents and offspring. We reported previously that a unique vibrational behavior shown by the mother of the subsocial burr... View more
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