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Evolution of trinucleotide microsatellite sequence variation across the Polistinae, a social wasp subfamily
I examined sequences of 3 microsatellite loci that were derived from Polistes bellicosus investigated their evolution in 78 species from four tribes in the Polistinae subfamily of wasps. I found that the basic repeat ...
Male production and worker policing in Parachartergus colobopterus, a neotropical, swarm-founding wasp
In many social insects, workers are capable of producing males. Workers are more highly related to their own sons than to the sons of the queens, and so it is surprising that queens often monopolize male production even ...