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Queen dominance and worker policing control reproduction in a threatened ant

Trettin, Jürgen and Haubner, Monika and Buschinger, Alfred and Heinze, Jürgen (2011) Queen dominance and worker policing control reproduction in a threatened ant. BMC ecology 11 (1), p. 21.

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BACKGROUND: Efficient division of reproductive labor is a crucial characteristic of social insects and underlies their ecological and evolutionary success. Despite of the harmonious appearance of insect societies, nestmates may have different interests concerning the partitioning of reproduction among group members. This may lead to conflict about reproductive rights. As yet, few studies have ...


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Item Type:Article
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Zoologie/Evolutionsbiologie (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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21961560PubMed ID
Dewey Decimal Classification:500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Partially
Deposited On:19 Oct 2011 11:18
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 19:59
Item ID:22420
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