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Title The evolution of social behavior in insects and arachnids / edited by Jae C. Choe and Bernard J. Crespi.

Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1997.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  595.715 Ev64    ---  Available
Description vii, 541 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Are behavioral classifications blinders to studying natural variation? / William T. Wcislo -- Life beneath silk walls : a review of the primitively social Embiidina / Janice S. Edgerly -- Postovulation parental investment and parental care in cockroaches / Christine A. Nalepa and William J. Bell -- Spectrum of eusociality in termites / Janet S. Shellman-Reeve -- Maternal care in the Hemiptera : ancestry, alternatives, and current adaptive value / Douglas W. Tallamy and Carl Schaefer -- Evolution of paternal care in the giant water bugs (Heteroptera : Belostomatidae) / Robert L. Smith -- Evolution of sociality in aphids : a clone's-eye view / David L. Stern and William A. Foster -- Ecology and evolution of social behavior among Australian gall thrips and their allies / Bernard J. Crespi and Laurence A. Mound -- Interactions among males, females and offspring in bark and ambrosia beetles : the significance of living in tunnels for the evolution of social behavior / Lawrence R. Kirkendall, Deborah S. Kent and Kenneth A. Raffa -- Biparental care and social evolution in burying beetles : lessons from the larder / Anne-Katrin Eggert and Josef Karl Muller -- Subsocial behavior in Scarabaeinae beetles / Gonzalo Halffter -- Evolution of social behavior in Passalidae (Coleoptera) / Jack C. Schuster and Laura B. Schuster -- Evolution of social behavior in the augochlorine sweat bees (Hymenoptera : Halictidae) based on a phylogenetic analysis of the genera / Bryan N. Danforth and George C. Eickwort -- Demography and sociality in halictine bees (Hymenoptera : Halictidae) / Douglas Yanega -- Behavioral environments of sweat bees (Halictidae) in relation to variability in social organization / William T. Wcislo -- Intrinsic and extrinsic factors associated with social evolution in allodapine bees / M. P. Schwarz, L. X. Silberbauer and P. S. Hurst -- Cooperative breeding in wasps and vertebrates : the role of ecological constraints / H. Jane Brockman -- Morphologically "primitive" ants : comparative review of social characters, and the importance of queen-worker dimorphism / Christian Peeters -- Social conflict and cooperation among founding queens in ants (Hymenoptera : Formicidae) / Jae C. Choe and Dan L. Perlman -- Social evolution in the Lepidoptera : ecological context and communication in larval societies / James T. Costa and Naomi E. Pierce -- Sociality and kin selection in Acari / Yutaka Saito -- Colonial web-building spiders : balancing the costs and benefits of group-living / George W. Uetz and Craig S. Hieber -- Causes and consequences of cooperation and permanent-sociality in spiders / Leticia Aviles -- Explanation and evolution of social systems / Bernard J. Crespi and Jae C. Choe.
Subject Insects -- Behavior -- Evolution.
Arachnida -- Behavior -- Evolution.
Behavior evolution.
Social evolution in animals.
Added Author Choe, Jae C.
Crespi, Bernard J.
ISBN 0521580285 (hc)
0521589770 (pbk.)

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