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Module Reading List

Social Insect Biology, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr Elizabeth Duncan
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Bourke, A. F. G. & Franks, N. R. 1995. Social evolution in ants. Princeton University Press.

Bourke (2005) Genetics, relatedness and social behaviour in insect societies. Chapter in: Insect evolutionary ecology : proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society's 22nd Symposium (edited by Fellows, Holloway & Rolff). CABI Publishing.

Hölldobler, B., Wilson, E.O. 1990. The ants. Harvard University Press.

Hölldobler, B., Wilson, E.O. 1994. Journey to the ants : a story of scientific exploration. Harvard University Press.

Wilson, E. O. 1971. The insect societies. Harvard University Press.

Wilson 1975.  Sociobiology : the new synthesis. Harvard Univ Press

Winston, 1987.  The biology of the honey bee.. Harvard Univ Press

Costa, J. T. 2006. The other insect societies. Harvard Univ Press

Choe, J. C. & Crespi, B. J. 1997. The evolution of social behavior in insects and arachnids Cambridge Univ Press.

Ross, K. G. & Matthews, R. W. 1991.The Social biology of wasps. Cornell Univ Press

Schmid-Hempel, P. 1998. Parasites in social insects. Princeton Univ Press


This list was last updated on 12/11/2010