When a parasite breaks all the rules of a colony: morphology and fate of wasps infected by a strepsipteran endoparasite

Laura Beani, Romano Dallai, David Mercati, Federico Cappa, Fabiola Giusti, Fabio Manfredini

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1305-1312
Number of pages8
JournalAnimal Behaviour
Volume82
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2011

Keywords

  • fluctuating asymmetry
  • gregarious behaviour
  • host phenotype manipulation
  • host survival
  • lipid store
  • paper wasp
  • Polistes
  • Strepsiptera
  • XENOS-VESPARUM ROSSI
  • POLISTES-GALLICUS L
  • PAPER WASP
  • SOCIAL WASPS
  • REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGY
  • FLUCTUATING ASYMMETRY
  • GENE-EXPRESSION
  • L HYMENOPTERA
  • BODY-SIZE
  • VESPIDAE

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