Social evolution: community policing in insects

Bourke, Andrew F. G. ORCID: (2007) Social evolution: community policing in insects. Current Biology, 17 (13). pp. 519-520. ISSN 1879-0445

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A recent study shows that, in social insects where workers suppress or 'police' the reproduction of nestmate workers, only a subset of workers act as police. This confirms that policing can serve a collective rather than a selfish interest

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Science > School of Biological Sciences
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Science > Research Groups > Organisms and the Environment
Faculty of Science > Research Centres > Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 01 Oct 2010 13:37
Last Modified: 16 May 2023 00:41
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2007.04.054

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