Low paternity in the hornet Vespa crabro indicates that multiple mating by queens is derived in vespine wasps
1999 (English)In: BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY AND SOCIOBIOLOGY, ISSN 0340-5443, Vol. 46, no 4, 252-257 p.Article in journal (Other scientific) Published
Queen mating frequency was studied in the European hornet, Vespa crabro, by analyzing four DNA microsatellite loci in 20 workers from each of 14 nests. Queens were found to be predominantly singly mated (9/14), although double (4/14) and triple mating (1/
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SPRINGER VERLAG , 1999. Vol. 46, no 4, 252-257 p.
paternity; DNA microsatellites; Vespa; relatedness; non-detection; JAPANESE PAPER WASP; SOCIAL INSECTS; GENETIC RELATEDNESS; COLONY CHARACTERISTICS; SPERM UTILIZATION; HYMENOPTERA; KINSHIP; FREQUENCY; EVOLUTION; WORKERS
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-78217OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-78217DiVA: diva2:106130
Addresses: Foster KR, Univ Sheffield, Dept Anim & Plant Sci, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TN, S Yorkshire, England. Univ Sheffield, Dept Anim & Plant Sci, Sheffield S10 2TN, S Yorkshire, England. Uppsala Univ, Dept Conservat Biol & Genet, S-75007 Uppsala,2008-10-172008-10-172011-01-14