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Spiteful soldiers and sex ratio conflict in polyembryonic parasitoid wasps.

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The existence of spiteful behaviors remains controversial. Spiteful behaviors are those that are harmful to both the actor and the recipient, and they represent one of the four fundamental types of social behavior (alongside selfishness, altruism, and mutual benefit). It has generally been assumed that the conditions required for spite to evolve are too restrictive, and so spite is unlikely to be important. This idea has been challenged in recent years, with the realization that localized com...

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10.1086/512107

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
The American naturalist
Volume:
169
Issue:
4
Pages:
519-533
Publication date:
2007-04-05
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EISSN:
1537-5323
ISSN:
0003-0147
URN:
uuid:2ef8f655-5f2c-43a9-b7e4-f2951adca52a
Source identifiers:
210140
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pubs:210140

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