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Papers on the social lives of spiders, corvids (Corvidae) and hyenas (Hyaenidae) are presented. Reviews on the following topics are included: evolution of cooperative behaviour in animals; sexual selection and social evolution, and their implications for the mating system characteristics of the...

Author(s)
Frank, S. A.
Publisher
Cell Press, Cambridge, USA
Citation
Current Biology, 2007, 17, 16, pp R648-R732
Abstract

Division of labour is one of the most basic and widely studied aspects of colony behaviour in social insects. Studies of division of labour are concerned with the integration of individual worker behaviour into colony level task organization and with the question of how regulation of division of...

Author(s)
Beshers, S. N.; Fewell, J. H.
Publisher
Annual Reviews Inc, Palo Alto, USA
Citation
Annual Review of Entomology, 2001, 46, pp 413-440
Abstract

This review of recognition behaviour in social wasps first considers the recognition of blood relatives and of nestmates. Aspects of nestmate recognition discussed include relevant life history details, sexual hunting recognition and the establishment of recognition. Recognition of specific...

Author(s)
Kumano, N.; Kasuya, E.
Citation
Japanese Journal of Ecology, 1999, 49, 2, pp 183-191
Abstract

Vespidae exhibit a range of social complexity, from solitary living to eusocial colonies, and thus are exemplary for studies of the evolutionary origin and maintenance of social behaviour in animals. Integral to the definition of eusociality is the presence of reproductive castes, group members...

Author(s)
O'Donnell, S.
Citation
Annual Review of Entomology, 1998, 43, pp 323-346
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Author(s)
Ito, Y.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Queen number and sociality in insects., 1993, pp 171-187
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Author(s)
Carpenter, J. M.
Publisher
Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, New York, USA
Citation
Social biology of wasps., 1991, pp 7-32
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Author(s)
Cowan, D. P.
Publisher
Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, New York, USA
Citation
Social biology of wasps., 1991, pp 33-73
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Author(s)
Turillazzi, S.
Publisher
Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, New York, USA
Citation
Social biology of wasps., 1991, pp 74-98
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Author(s)
Reeve, H. K.
Publisher
Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, New York, USA
Citation
Social biology of wasps., 1991, pp 99-148
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Author(s)
Gadagkar, R.
Publisher
Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, New York, USA
Citation
Social biology of wasps., 1991, pp 149-190

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