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Queen Number and Sociality in Insects

Edited By: L Keller

448 pages, 5 b/w photos, 45 line illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Sep 1993 | #26684 | ISBN: 0198540574
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Provides an up-to-date account of current knowledge of the ecological and evolutionary causes underlying the evolution of complex animal societies. Concentrating on social insects - especially bees, wasps, ants and termites - the authors explain how the highly efficient division of labour within the insect societies has made them incredibly successful, and how queen number has a critical effect on social organisation.

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