Regulation of Worker Activity in the Primitively Eusocialwasp Ropalidia Cyathiformis

@inproceedings{Kardile2004RegulationOW,
  title={Regulation of Worker Activity in the Primitively Eusocialwasp Ropalidia Cyathiformis},
  author={Sujata P. Kardile and Raghavendra Gadagkar},
  year={2004}
}
Ropalidia marginata, traditionally regarded as a primitively eusocial wasp species appears to have acquired some features reminiscent of highly eusocial species. Queens are behaviorally passive individuals, yet maintain complete reproductive monopoly and probably use pheromones to achieve this. Regulation of worker foraging is achieved by the workers… CONTINUE READING