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Grooming, aggression, and genetic relatedness in Parachartergus colobopterus, a neotropical swarm-founding wasp
I examined biting, grooming, and inspection behavior in a pre-emergent colony of Parachartergus colobopterus, a neotropical swarm-founding wasp, to determine whether kin discrimination occurs between adult colony members. ...
Genetic relatedness and queen number in a neotropical swarm-founding wasp, Polybia emaciata
The maintenance of eusociality in neotropical, swarm-founding wasps is difficult to explain because brood relatedness is predicted to be very low due to the presence of multiple queens in each colony and because workers ...