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American Naturalist, ISSN 0003-0147, 2015, Volume 187, Issue 1, pp. 120 - 129
The differentiation of workers into morphological subcastes (e.g., soldiers) represents an important evolutionary transition and is thought to improve division... 
Age polyethism | Meliponini | Tetragonisca angustula | Division of labor | HOVERING GUARDS | HYMENOPTERA | BODY-SIZE | DIVISION-OF-LABOR | CASTE | HONEY-BEES | age polyethism | EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY | ANT GENUS PHEIDOLE | AGE-POLYETHISM | ECOLOGY | division of labor | JUVENILE-HORMONE | NEST | Ants | Behavior | Observations | Social aspects | Termites
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JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY, ISSN 0022-0949, 07/2019, Volume 222, Issue 14
Studies in evolutionary and developmental biology show that relationships between transcription factors (TFs) and their target genes can be altered to result... 
Social insects | Gene regulatory networks | Social behavior | AGE POLYETHISM | BEHAVIOR | Transcriptomic plasticity | BIOLOGY | GENE-EXPRESSION | MECHANISMS | Behavioral endocrinology
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Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, ISSN 1543-592X, 12/2011, Volume 42, Issue 1, pp. 91 - 110
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Sociobiology, ISSN 0361-6525, 12/2014, Volume 61, Issue 4, pp. 435 - 440
Waste management is important in insect societies because waste can be hazardous to adults, brood and food stores. The general organization of waste management... 
Division of labor age polyethism | Stingless bees | Task partitioning | Nest hygiene | division of labor age polyethism | DIVISION-OF-LABOR | LEVEL | ENTOMOLOGY | ORGANIZATION | COLONIES | LEAF-CUTTING ANT | nest hygiene | AGE-POLYETHISM | task partitioning | INSECT SOCIETIES | WORK | NEST
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Scientific Reports, ISSN 2045-2322, 12/2019, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp. 8845 - 8
The concept of response threshold (RT) has been developed to explain task allocation in social insect colonies, wherein individual workers engage in tasks... 
VARIABILITY | HYMENOPTERA | AGE POLYETHISM | APIS-MELLIFERA | MULTIDISCIPLINARY SCIENCES | SUCROSE | DIVISION-OF-LABOR | CASTE | EXPERIENCE | JUVENILE-HORMONE | HONEY-BEE | Workers (insect caste) | Mathematical models | Statistical analysis | Colonies | Foraging behavior
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Animal Behaviour, ISSN 0003-3472, 08/2018, Volume 142, pp. 69 - 76
The survival of an animal society depends on how individual interactions influence group coordination. Interactions within a group determine coordinated... 
fanning behaviour | homeostasis | leader | task allocation | thermal response threshold | initiator | Apis mellifera L | social influence | thermoregulation | TEMPORAL POLYETHISM | AGE POLYETHISM | APIS-MELLIFERA | DIVISION-OF-LABOR | CHANGING ENVIRONMENT | GENETIC DIVERSITY | ZOOLOGY | INSECT SOCIETIES | SOCIAL INTERACTIONS | BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES | PUPAL DEVELOPMENT | Honeybee | Nurses | Bees
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Animal Behaviour, ISSN 0003-3472, 2009, Volume 77, Issue 3, pp. 641 - 651
Individuals in many types of animal groups show both reproductive and task-related division of labour. In some social insect species, such division of labour... 
spatial assortment | self-organization | division of labour | Bombus impatiens | bumblebee | HYMENOPTERA | AGE POLYETHISM | TERRESTRIS | WORKERS | ANTS | EVOLUTION | ZOOLOGY | HONEY-BEE COLONIES | BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES | SOCIAL-ORGANIZATION | APIDAE | JUVENILE-HORMONE | Evolutionary biology | Ecology
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JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY, ISSN 0022-0493, 12/2019, Volume 112, Issue 6, pp. 2882 - 2887
As a social insect, termites have different castes and division of labor in a colony. Investigating the social behavior of subterranean termites is a challenge... 
POPULATION | social insect | AGE POLYETHISM | Coptotermes formosanus | SIZE | TERRITORY | HONEY-BEES | COPTOTERMES-FORMOSANUS ISOPTERA | ENTOMOLOGY | COLONIES | RHINOTERMITIDAE | barrier | EVOLUTION | queen excluder | physical exclusion | Animals | Social Behavior | Cockroaches | Isoptera
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Journal of Insect Physiology, ISSN 0022-1910, 01/2020, Volume 120, p. 103972
[Display omitted] •JH treatment increased female sexual receptivity in P. fuscatus paper wasps.•JH also increased ovarian development and JH decreased long... 
Mating behavior | Split-function hypothesis | Paper wasp | JH | Methoprene | PHYSIOLOGY | AGE POLYETHISM | BODY-SIZE | BEHAVIOR | ENDOCRINE | DIVISION-OF-LABOR | CANADENSIS L HYMENOPTERA | ENTOMOLOGY | DOMINANCE | PRIMITIVELY EUSOCIAL WASP | JUVENILE-HORMONE
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BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY, ISSN 1045-2249, 07/2019, Volume 30, Issue 4, pp. 1041 - 1049
Task allocation is a central challenge of collective behavior in a variety of group-living species, and this is particularly the case for the allocation of... 
HOVERING GUARDS | HYMENOPTERA | AGE POLYETHISM | caste | jatai | WORKERS | DIVISION-OF-LABOR | HONEY-BEE | HARVESTER ANT | task allocation | temporal polyethism | ZOOLOGY | BEHAVIORAL FLEXIBILITY | BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES | ECOLOGY | division of labor | abejas angelitas | STINGLESS BEE
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, ISSN 0027-8424, 01/2018, Volume 115, Issue 4, pp. 756 - 761
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