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- Fea, Murray P.; Stanley, Margaret C.; Holwell, Gregory I.
- Journal of ethology 2014 v.32 no.1 pp. 43-51
- siblicide, etc ; cannibalism; hatching; instars; kin recognition; nymphs; parenting; predation; siblings; Show all 9 Subjects
- ... Inclusive fitness theory predicts that cannibalism should be more likely to arise if close relatives can be avoided, suggesting that cannibalistic species will possess mechanisms for minimizing predation on kin. Juvenile Miomantis caffra are good candidates for the possession of such traits because; (1) groups of siblings hatch together into the same locale, (2) they are aggressive hunters, and (3 ...