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Conflict and Cooperation in Ant Societies

Heinze, Jürgen and Hölldobler, B. and Peters, C. (1994) Conflict and Cooperation in Ant Societies. Naturwissenschaften 81 (11), pp. 489-497.

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Abstract

We review the different levels of reproductive conflict within ant societies. Workers and queens may disagree about sex allocation and the origin of males. Other conflicts arise between queens in multiply queened colonies and occasionally also between workers. These conflicts are resolved either by manipulation, such as sexual deception, changed mating patterns, or pheromonal signaling, or by ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:1994
Institutions:Biology, Preclinical Medicine > Institut für Zoologie > Evolution, Verhalten und Genetik (Prof. Dr. Jürgen Heinze)
Keywords:MULTIPLE-QUEEN COLONIES; SOCIAL INSECTS; EUSOCIAL HYMENOPTERA; WORKER REPRODUCTION; SOLENOPSIS-INVICTA; SEX-RATIOS; LEPTOTHORAX-CURVISPINOSUS; HARPAGOXENUS-SUBLAEVIS; PHEROMONAL INHIBITION; IRIDOMYRMEX-HUMILIS
Subjects:500 Science > 570 Life sciences
500 Science > 590 Zoological sciences
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:No
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:03 Jul 2009 09:32
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:48
Item ID:8435
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