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Ecology of social evolution

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  • Creator Judith Korb, Jürgen Heinze, editors
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York ; London : Springer, [2008] ©2008
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9783540759560, 3540759565
  • OCLC ocn181069670


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The evolution and ecology of cooperation : history and concepts / Andy Gardner and Kevin R. Foster -- The ecology of altruism in a clonal insect / Nathan Pike and William A. Foster -- The evolutionary ecology of eusociality in Australian gall thrips : a "model clades" approach / Thomas W. Chapman, Bernard J. Crespi, and Scott P. Perry -- The ecology and evolution of helping in hover wasps (Hymenoptera: Stenogastrinae) / Jeremy Field -- Why are so many bees but so few digger wasps social? The effect of provisioning mode and helper efficiency on the distribution of sociality among the Apoidea / Erhard Strohm and Jürgen Liebig -- Social plasticity : ecology, genetics, and the structure of ant societies / Jürgen Heinze -- The ecology of social evolution in termites / Judith Korb -- Kin-recognition mechanisms in cooperative breeding systems : ecological causes and behavioral consequences of variation / Jan Komdeur, David S. Richardson, and Ben Hatchwell -- Social ecology of horses / Konstanze Krueger -- African mole-rats : eusociality, relatedness and ecological constraints / M. Justin O'Riain and Chris G. Faulkes -- Genetic and ecological determinants of primate social systems / Peter M. Kappeler -- The ecology of social life : a synthesis / Judith Korb and Jürgen Heinze -- Index

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