Yamauchi, Katsusuke and Ishida, Yasuko and Hashim, Rosli and Heinze, Jürgen (2006) Queen-queen competition by precocious male production in multiqueen ant colonies. Current biology : CB 16 (24), pp. 2424-2427.
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Arriving earlier in the breeding area than his rivals may be beneficial for a male when females mate only once or during a short time span. The timing of a male's entrance is usually determined by the male himself, e.g., through returning early from his winter quarters or through accelerated larval development . Here, we document a surprisingly simple way of "first come, first served" in a ...
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|Institutions:||Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie|
|Subjects:||500 Science > 570 Life sciences|
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Unknown|
|Deposited On:||30 Jan 2009 10:07|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2014 10:35|