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This account includes the social organization in Hymenoptera and spiders [Araneae], the evolutionary routes to sociality, the passage from solitary to social life and a description of several experiments on social variability.

Author(s)
Plateaux-Quénu, C.; Horel, A.; Roland, C.
Citation
Ethology, Ecology & Evolution, 1997, 9, 2, pp 183-196
Abstract

The biology of the social spider Badumna candida was studied in a woodland in Queensland during 1987-89. Information was determined on colony size and changes over time, maturation synchrony, temperature effects on development, sex ratio, dispersal, colony foundation, fecundity and oviposition....

Author(s)
Downes, M. F.
Citation
Australian Journal of Zoology, 1993, 41, 5, pp 441-466
Abstract

The effect of enforced social living on the subsocial Coelotes terrestris was investigated in the laboratory. It is concluded that the agelenid showed evidence of preadaptations to permanent social life.

Author(s)
Gundermann, J. L.; Horel, A.; Krafft, B.
Citation
Insectes Sociaux, 1993, 40, 2, pp 219-229
Abstract

The hypothesis that reproductive division of labour in Anelosimus eximius arises because of social competition over large prey was tested. Groups of sibling females were provided with 2 types of prey that differed primarily in size (1-mg adults of Drosophila melanogaster or 10-mg adults of Musca...

Author(s)
Rypstra, A. L.
Citation
American Naturalist, 1993, 142, 5, pp 868-880