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Author Gadagkar, Raghavendra.
Title The social biology of Ropalidia marginata : toward understanding the evolution of eusociality / Raghavendra Gadagkar.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.

Author Gadagkar, Raghavendra.
Subject Ropalidia marginata -- Behavior.
Insect societies.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 368 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-359).
Note Print version record.
Contents pt. I. Introduction. 1. A Primer of Eusociality. 2. In Praise of Ropalidia -- pt. II. Social Biology. 3. Some Methodological Necessities. 4. Natural History. 5. Behavioral Caste Differentiation. 6. Dominance Behavior and Regulation of Worker Activity. 7. Age and Division of Labor -- pt. III. The Evolution of Eusociality. 8. The Theoretical Framework. 9. Genetic Predisposition I: Intracolony Genetic Relatedness. 10. Genetic Predisposition II: Kin and Nestmate Recognition. 11. Ecological Predisposition. 12. Physiological Predisposition. 13. Demographic Predisposition. 14. Synthesis. 15. Factors That Remain to Be Explored -- pt. IV. Beyond Ropalidia marginata: Social Evolution, Forward and Reverse. 16. A Route to Sociality.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780674037458 (electronic bk.)
0674037456 (electronic bk.)
0674006119 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780674006119 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 651657397
Additional Format Print version: Gadagkar, Raghavendra. Social biology of Ropalidia marginata. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001 9780674006119 (DLC) 2001024420 (OCoLC)46822296

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