Do males ofSchizotetranychus miscanthi (Acari, Tetranychidae) recognize kin in male competition?

@article{Sait2006DoMO,
  title={Do males ofSchizotetranychus miscanthi (Acari, Tetranychidae) recognize kin in male competition?},
  author={Yutaka Saitō},
  journal={Journal of Ethology},
  year={2006},
  volume={12},
  pages={15-17}
}
Males of a subsocial spider mite,Schizotetranychus miscanthi Saito, show intense aggressive behavior against conspecific males. The possibility of males distinguishing between their uterine brothers and non-relatives was experimentally investigated. Comparison between aggressiveness of males against their uterine brothers and that against unrelated males suggested that males of this species do not recognize their kin. 

Tables from this paper

The parapatric distribution and contact zone of two forms showing different male-to-male aggressiveness in a social spider mite, Stigmaeopsis miscanthi (Acari: Tetranychidae)
TLDR
The mechanism(s) that maintain the parapatry related to their frequent contact and the pattern of reproductive isolation between them are discussed. Expand
Do Kin Selection and Intra-Sexual Selection Operate in Spider Mites?
  • Yutaka Saitō
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Experimental & Applied Acarology
  • 2004
TLDR
How spider mites are fruitful model animals for conducting behavioral, ecological and genetic studies to understand the evolution of haplo-diploidy is addressed and the solidity of the kin-selection hypothesis is discussed. Expand
Reinstatement of the Genus Stigmaeopsis Banks, with Descriptions of Two New Species (Acari, Tetranychidae)
TLDR
The genus Stigmaeopsis Banks is reinstated with characteristic morphology on distal segment of palpus and five species previously known as celarius species group in Schizotetranychus are moved to StigmaEopsis. Expand
Asymmetry in male lethal fight between parapatric forms of a social spider mite
TLDR
It is hypothesize that male killing behavior is one of the mechanisms maintaining parapatry (instead of sympatry) of the two spider mite forms apart from difference in diapause attributes. Expand
Male–male aggression peaks at intermediate relatedness in a social spider mite
TLDR
Data on the social spider mite show that male–male aggression as well as weapon size strongly peak at intermediate, average relatedness, thereby confirming theoretical predictions. Expand
Alloparental care in fishes
TLDR
Broad patterns of known examples of alloparental care are described, the pathways to adoption are highlighted, and the ways in whichalloparents derive fitness benefits are highlighted. Expand
How counter-attacking prey influence foraging and oviposition decisions of a predatory mite
Disclaimer/Complaints regulations If you believe that digital publication of certain material infringes any of your rights or (privacy) interests, please let the Library know, stating your reasons.Expand
How counter-attacking prey influence foraging and oviposition decisions of a predatory mite
TLDR
This dissertation aims to provide a history of web exceptionalism from 1989 to 2002, a period chosen in order to explore its roots as well as specific cases up to and including the year in which descriptions of “Web 2.0” began to circulate. Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 13 REFERENCES
CLINAL VARIATION IN MALE-TO-MALE ANTAGONISM AND WEAPONRY IN A SUBSOCIAL MITE.
TLDR
Male aggressiveness is highly variable among populations of a subsocial spider mite that occurs throughout Japan and variation in the intensity of sexual selection may be influenced both by natural selection and by kin selection. Expand
‘Harem’ and ‘non-harem’ type mating systems in two species of subsocial spider mites (Acari, Tetranychidae)
TLDR
Observations and a census of the nesting pattern in a wild population indicate that this is the second example of biparental defense and of a subsocial life-pattern in spider mites, and the mating system of the former species is considered as harem polygyny, while that of the latter as scramble typepolygyny. Expand
Extraordinary effects of fertilization status on the reproduction of an arrhenotokous and sub-social spider mite (Acari: Tetranychidae)
TLDR
Two sets of observations strongly suggest that motherson mating takes places in nature, corresponding to the reproductive trait seen in the experiment, as mother-son mating inevitably increases the relatedness between nest members. Expand
The evolutionary biology of sterile soldiers in aphids.
  • Y. Itô
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Trends in ecology & evolution
  • 1989
TLDR
This review summarizes the distribution and peculiarities of sterile soldiers in different aphid taxa and also reports on phenomena that may relate to the evolution of aphid soldiers. Expand
Altruism and Related Phenomena, Mainly in Social Insects
TLDR
With better knowledge of heredity and with more facts regarding the social insects to draw upon, Weismann recognized the possible conflict between intergroup and intragroup selection in the evolution of worker attributes. Expand
Group Selection
Living things are constantly engaged in a struggle for existence, and ingenious devices for the purpose of self-preservation can be seen in all types of animal and plant life. However, nature alsoExpand
Group Selection
TLDR
The reason for the vehemence with which Williams (1966, 1975), Ghiselin (1974), Lack (1966) and other opponents of group selection have argued their case is, I think, their conviction that group selection assumptions, often tacit or unconscious, have been responsible for the failure to tackle important problems. Expand
Clinal variation in between-male
  • 1994
Harem' and 'non-harem' type
  • 1990
Extraordinary effects of fertiliza
  • 1987
...
1
2
...