Social behaviour of a subtropical paper wasp,Ropalidia fasciata (F.): Field observations during founding stage


Field studies showed that the percentage of foundation by multiple foundresses was remarkably high (34.5%) inRopalidia fasciata in Okinawa. Although one of the foundresses of the association usually remained on the nest and others tended to do extranidal activities, the dominance-subordination relation among cofoundresses seemed to be far milder than that… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02347826


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