Polistes

 

Three nests were analyzed via videotape, ovarian measurement, and DNA microsatellites.  Each nest was recorded on separate dates and the footage was condensed to approximately 30 minutes for each date.

 

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Three nests were analyzed via videotape, ovarian measurement, and DNA microsatellites.  Each nest was recorded on separate dates and the footage was condensed to approximately 30 minutes for each date.

 

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This ten minute clip displays interactions within the nest that soon escalate to full aggression due to queen removal. 

 

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This ten minute clip displays arrivals, departures, and antennation.

 

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Joan E. Strassmann

email: strassmann@wustl.edu

 

David C. Queller

email: queller@wustl.edu

 

Department of  Biology

Campus Box 1187

Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis MO 63130-4899

 

 

 

 

 

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