Social Evolution In Ants

Author: Andrew F. G. Bourke
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691044262
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This text presents an overview of the current state of scientific knowledge about social evolution in ants and shows how studies on ants have contributed to an understanding of many fundamental topics in behavioural ecology and evolutionary ...

Principles Of Social Evolution

Author: Andrew F.G. Bourke
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 019923115X
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Investigates and sets out the common principles of social evolution operating across all taxa and levels of biological organisation.

Comparative Social Evolution

Author: Dustin R. Rubenstein
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107043395
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A comparative view of the major features of animal social life and the evolution of cooperative group living.

The Social Conquest Of Earth

Author: Edward O. Wilson
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0871403307
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Refashioning the story of human evolution, Wilson draws on his remarkable knowledge of biology and social behavior to demonstrate that group selection, not kin selection, is the premier driving force of human evolution.

Advances In Myrmecology

Author: James C. Trager
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9780916846381
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Social. Evolution. in. Ants. (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Jae C. Choe In eusocial
Hymenoptera, workers are more closely related to their sons than to their
brothers, whereas their mother, the queen is more closely related to their brothers
than to ...

The Ecology And Evolution Of Ant Plant Interactions

Author: Victor Rico-Gray
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226713474
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On this basis alone, the study of the ecology and evolution of the ants would be
important for understanding the ... Moreover, the evolution of mutualisms is
positively associated with the richness of social behavior in species such as ants

Foundations Of Social Evolution

Author: Steven A. Frank
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691059341
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This is a masterly theoretical treatment of one of the central problems in evolutionary biology, the evolution of social cooperation and conflict.

Ant Encounters

Author: Deborah M. Gordon
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400835445
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Ant Encounters sheds light on the organizational behavior, ecology, and evolution of these diverse and ubiquitous social insects.


Author: Charlotte Sleigh
Publisher: Reaktion Books
ISBN: 1861894813
Size: 64.13 MB
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S. A. Handford (Harmondsworth, 1964) Bolton, Barry, Identification Guide to the
Ant Genera of the World (Cambridge, ... of Ants of the World (Cambridge, MA,
1995) Bourke, Andrew F. G. and Nigel Franks, Social Evolution in Ants (Princeton
, ...

Ecology Of Social Evolution

Author: Judith Korb
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3540759573
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Social. Plasticity: Ecology,. Genetics,. and. the. Structure. of. Ant. Societies.
J├╝rgen Heinze Abstract The close kinship between helping workers and their
sexual sisters in haplodiploid Hymenoptera is thought to have favored the
evolution of ...