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- Hovestadt, T., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Insectes sociaux 2018 v.65 no.4 pp. 609-617
- periodicity; reproductives; social insects; worker insects
- ... The life cycle of many social insects living in seasonal environments is characterized by a period of (pure) investment into worker brood followed by a phase of pure allocation of resources to the production of sexuals. Researchers have invested some effort to find possible correlates (proximate triggers) of this transition but current empirical knowledge does not provide clear evidence. Utilizing ...