Ant Larvae as Players in Social Conflict: Relatedness and Individual Identity Mediate Cannibalism Intensity

Eva Schultner, Andy Gardner, Markku Karhunen, Heikki Helantera

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Original languageEnglish
JournalAmerican Naturalist
Volume184
Issue number6
Pages (from-to)E161-E174
Number of pages14
ISSN0003-0147
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • kin selection
  • behavior
  • power
  • Formica
  • social insects
  • PARENT-OFFSPRING CONFLICT
  • WESTERN HARVESTER ANT
  • BEETLE HARMONIA-AXYRIDIS
  • INCLUSIVE FITNESS THEORY
  • SEX ALLOCATION CONFLICT
  • CASTE FATE CONFLICT
  • KIN SELECTION
  • SIBLING CANNIBALISM
  • WORKER REPRODUCTION
  • INSECT SOCIETIES
  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology

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