Corpus ID: 32415

SOCIETIES OF SPIDERS COMPARED TO TH E SOCIETIES OF INSECTS

@inproceedings{Darchen1986SOCIETIESOS,
  title={SOCIETIES OF SPIDERS COMPARED TO TH E SOCIETIES OF INSECTS},
  author={R. Darchen and Bernadette Delage-Darche},
  year={1986}
}
Since the earliest studies of social behavior in spiders, their social structure has often been compared with that of social insects. A preliminary conclusion was that the degree of evolution of spider societies was significantly lower than that found in insects. However, we wonder if the problem has been correctly posed. In light of Wilson's and Michener's works, enriched by those of the French School (Grasse, LeMasne), we accept the definition of insect societies with all the terms which seem… Expand
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