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et
al.
2012)
 Individual
Recogni1on‐

 Polistes
fuscatus
 •  Mul1ple
foundresses
establish
a
nest
 •  In
founding
stage,
violent
dominance
fights
 establish
hierarchy
 •  Foundress
violence
decreases
over
1me‐
 hierarchy
stabilizes
 Can
insects
recognize
individuals?

 •  Tibbe_s
2002
 •  Polistes
fuscatus
(paper
wasp)
 •  Removed
foundresses
from
nest
 –  Treatment:
alter
facial
markings
with
paint
 –  Control:
painted
face
but
facial
markings
not
 altered
 •  Returned
to
nest
 •  Measured
#
aggressive
acts
by
other
 foundresses
over
1me
 7
 2/10/14
 Can
insects
recognize
individuals?
 •  What
results
would
we
expect
if
foundresses
...
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2014 for the course ENTOMOLOGY ent 104 taught by Professor Edwinlewis during the Spring '10 term at UC Davis.

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