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Effects of familiarity and nestmate number on social interactions in two communal bees, Andrena scotica and Panurgus calcaratus (Hymenoptera, Andrenidae)
Uppsala University, Teknisk-naturvetenskapliga vetenskapsområdet, Faculty of Science and Technology, Biology, Department of Evolutionary Biology.
1999 (English)In: INSECTES SOCIAUX, ISSN 0020-1812, Vol. 46, no 2, 109-118 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Communality is considered a widespread form of social organization in bees and wasps, one in which two or more females of the same generation share a common nest and amongst whom there is no reproductive division of labor. The evolution and maintenance of

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BIRKHAUSER VERLAG AG , 1999. Vol. 46, no 2, 109-118 p.
Keyword [en]
communality; behavior; circle-tube arena; aggression; cooperation; INTRANEST BEHAVIOR; HALICTINE BEES; RELATEDNESS; SOLITARY; APOIDEA
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-85245OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-85245DiVA: diva2:113153
Addresses: Paxton RJ, Univ Tubingen, Inst Zool, Morgenstelle 28, D-72076 Tubingen, Germany. Uppsala Univ, Ecol Res Stn, S-38693 Farjestaden, Sweden.Available from: 2008-10-17 Created: 2008-10-17 Last updated: 2011-01-14

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