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Superorganism

Known as: Super Organism, Superorganic, Superorganisms 
A superorganism is an organism consisting of many organisms. The term is used most often to describe a social unit of eusocial animals, where… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Biology of Termites, a Modern Synthesis brings together the major advances in termite biology, phylogenetics, social evolution… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of The Ants render the extraordinary lives of the social insects in this visually spectacular… Expand
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Prolog: The Bee Colony - a Mammal in Many Bodies.- Man's Smallest Domestic Animal - a Picture Guide.- The Inevitable Honeybees… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Evolution is presented as a trial-and-error process that produces a progressive accumulation of knowledge. At the level of… Expand
2005
2005
A long-standing debate has dominated systematic biology and the ontological commitments made by its theories. The debate has… Expand
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Humans are a striking anomaly in the natural world. While we are similar to other mammals in many ways, our behavior sets us… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Contents: Preface. Human by Nature -- Between Biology and the Social Sciences: General Introduction. Part I: Contexts. A.M… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
In an essay titled "The Architecture of Complexity," the economist Herbert A. Simon (1962) presented a parable about two… Expand
1988
1988
  • R. Moritz
  • Animal Behaviour
  • 1988
  • Corpus ID: 53197772
Abstract In addressing problems concerning kin discrimination and the evolutionary significance of inclusive fitness in highly… Expand
Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
ABSTRACT The superorganic mode of explanation in cultural geography reifies the nation of culture assigning it ontological status… Expand