Worker Personality and Its Association with Spatially Structured Division of Labor

@inproceedings{Pamminger2014WorkerPA,
  title={Worker Personality and Its Association with Spatially Structured Division of Labor},
  author={Tobias Pamminger and Susanne Foitzik and Katharina C. Kaufmann and Natalie Schuetzler and Florian Menzel},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Division of labor is a defining characteristic of social insects and fundamental to their ecological success. Many of the numerous tasks essential for the survival of the colony must be performed at a specific location. Consequently, spatial organization is an integral aspect of division of labor. The mechanisms organizing the spatial distribution of workers, separating inside and outside workers without central control, is an essential, but so far neglected aspect of division of labor. In this… CONTINUE READING
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