Browse Dissertations and Theses - Biology by Subject "eusocial insects"

  • Woodard, Sarah (2012-05-22)
    The eusocial insects (ants, termites, and some bees and wasps) are paragons of social complexity, with their highly organized societies comprised of primarily sterile workers, headed by one or a few reproductives. Despite ...

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  • Fischman, Brielle (2014-01-16)
    A major challenge in evolutionary biology is to understand the origin and maintenance of complex animal societies. Identifying the mechanisms involved in transitions from solitary to group living can shed light on the ...

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