Journal of Ethology

, Volume 2, Issue 2, pp 139–140 | Cite as

Absence of social facilitation in foraging of workers of the Japanese paper wasp,Polistes chinensis antennalis

  • Eiiti Kasuya
Short Communications

Keywords

Social Insect Behavioral Ecology Social Facilitation High Social State Social Wasp 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eiiti Kasuya
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Applied Entomology and Nematology, Faculty of AgricultureNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan

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