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Food and Shelter: How Resources Influence Ant Ecology

Nico Blüthgen and Heike Feldhaar

in Ant Ecology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199544639
eISBN:
9780191720192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544639.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Animal Biology

Food and nesting space are the most important resources for ants and contribute strongly to the structure of ant communities. Most ants can be considered omnivores; however, differences in morphology ... More


Endosymbiotic microbes as adaptive manipulators of arthropod behavior and natural driving sources of host speciation

Wolfgang J. Miller and Daniela Schneider

in Host Manipulation by Parasites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642236
eISBN:
9780191774621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642236.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores different levels of symbiotic interactions evolving during an ongoing arms race between Wolbachia and their respective hosts, ranging from reproductive parasitism to ... More


Coevolution, co-transmission, and conflict

Geoffrey E. Hill

in Mitonuclear Ecology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198818250
eISBN:
9780191859465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198818250.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Mitochondrial genes and nuclear genes are replicated and transmitted across generations as physically separated units. The extent to which these autonomous genomes are co-transmitted depends on the ... More


Modes of reproduction

Benjamin B. Normark

in The Evolution of Insect Mating Systems

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199678020
eISBN:
9780191788987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199678020.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Animal Biology

Insects display an enormous diversity of genetic systems, including multiple types of obligate parthenogenesis, cyclic and facultative parthenogenesis, and multiple types of haplodiploidy. Obligately ... More


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