Biology Notes 4-21-08

Biology Notes 4-21-08 - IE pinecone experiment Social...

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Biology Notes April 21, 2008 Social insects: Social insects live in very large colonies, cooperate to build nests, gather food and rear brood. -ants, bees and wasps Individual parental care behaviors: digger wasps select nest site, deliver caterpillars to offspring. Learn the location of their nest by remembering features around it.
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Unformatted text preview: IE: pinecone experiment. Social behaviors and parental care are more common in Holometabolous (complete metamorphosis) insects than in insects with incomplete metamorphosis.-possibly due to vulnerability of larvae and pupae-cannot move as well as nymphs (grasshopper juveniles)-cannot feed themselves as easily 1...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course BIOL 102 taught by Professor Hill/smith during the Spring '08 term at Idaho State University.

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