Nest Site Choice in Social Insects

@inproceedings{Pratt2010NestSC,
  title={Nest Site Choice in Social Insects},
  author={Stephen C Pratt},
  year={2010}
}
House-hunting is among the most challenging tasks faced by an insect society. Working under time pressure, the group must choose a site based on multiple criteria important to their future success. They must reach consensus on a single site and coordinate the colony’s move without benefit of well-informed leaders. Instead they rely on a network of individuals applying appropriate rules to limited information. Common features of these rules are quality-dependent information sharing to improve… CONTINUE READING

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