Maternal care in Labidomera suturella Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae) from Costa Rica

@article{Choe1989MaternalCI,
  title={Maternal care in Labidomera suturella Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Chrysomelinae) from Costa Rica},
  author={J. Choe},
  journal={Psyche},
  year={1989},
  volume={96},
  pages={63-67}
}
In subsocial insects one or both parents provide postovipositional parental care (Michener 1969). Parental care is the most primitive form of sociality in insects and has evolved independently in diverse orders (references in Wilson 1971, Eickwort 1981, Hinton 1981, Tallamy and Wood 1986). In Coleoptera, it has been observed in only 11 families (Hinton 1981). All four species of Chrysomelidae that have been reported to exhibit subsocial behavior belong to the subfamily Cassidinae (Windsor 1987… Expand
20 Citations

Figures from this paper

The genera of Chrysomelinae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Costa Rica.
  • R. Flowers
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Revista de biologia tropical
  • 2004
  • 7
  • PDF
...
1
2
...

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 13 REFERENCES
Alarm Behavior of Brooding Female Umbonia crassicornis (Homoptera: Membracidae)
  • 54
Parental care in a tropical nymphalid butterfly Hypolimnas anomala
  • 35
Comparative Social Behavior of Bees
  • 367
Convergence Patterns in Subsocial Insects
  • 269
  • PDF
The Insect Societies
  • 3,946
Sociobiology.
  • 416
  • PDF
Sociobiology. The New Synthesis
  • 1,471
Maternal behaviour of a
  • 1987
...
1
2
...