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The evolution of social wasps

Author: James H Hunt
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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'The Evolution of Social Wasps' resolves one of evolution's most intriguing problems - the origin of insect sociality. It also challenges conceptual approaches that have dominated three decades of social behaviour research.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hunt, James H.
Evolution of social wasps.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006015474
(OCoLC)69027731
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James H Hunt
ISBN: 9781435673113 1435673115 9780198042075 0198042078 1281163392 9781281163394
OCLC Number: 265711861
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 259 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Foreword; Contents; Introduction; I. History; II. Dynamics; III. Paradigm Lost--and Found?; Conclusion; References; Author Index; Subject Index.
Responsibility: James H. Hunt.
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