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Polyandry as a hedge against genetic incompatibility
Why do females across a wide range of taxa mate with more than one male? Here, I present the hypothesis that females engage in polyandry as a hedge against genetic incompatibility. I review evidence from the literature ...
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. ...