Request PDF on ResearchGate | Lifetime monogamy and the evolution of eusociality | All evidence currently available indicates that obligatory sterile eusocial. Eusociality evolved repeatedly in different orders of animals, particularly the . If a queen is lifetime-strictly monogamous – in other words, she mates with only one individual during her entire life – her progeny will be. Focusing on lifetime monogamy as a universal precondition for the evolution of obligate eusociality simplifies the theory and may help to resolve controversies.
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Evolution of eusociality
Lifetime monogamy and the evolution of eusociality. All evidence currently available indicates that obligatory sterile eusocial castes only arose via the association of lifetime monogamous parents and offspring.
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