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Enforced altruism in insect societies
journal contributionposted on 2023-06-08, 06:54 authored by Tom Wenseleers, Francis Ratnieks
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NotesComparative study of 10 species of eusocial wasps and the honey bee that shows that a smaller proportion of workers lay eggs in species in which the policing, i.e. killing, of worker-paid eggs is more effective. This shows that worker altruism in modern day social insects is largely enforced.
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