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2016

Brock, DA., Callison, E., Strassmann, JE., Queller, DC. 2016. Sentinel cells, symbiotic bacteria and toxin resistance in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. The Royal Society.

Douglas, TE., Strassmann, JE., Queller, DC. 2016. Sex ratio and gamete size across eastern North America in Dictyostelium discoideum, a social amoeba with three sexes. Evolutionary Biology.

Strassmann, JE. 2016. Kin Discrimination in Dictyostelium Social Amoebae. Eukaryotic Microbiology.

2015

Brock, DA., Jones, K., Queller, DC., Strassmann. JE, 2015. Which phenotypic traits of Dictyostelium discoideum farmers are conferred by their bacterial symbionts? Symbiosis.

DiSalvo, S., Haselkorn, TS., Bashir, U., Jimenez, D., Brock, DA., Queller, DC., Strassmann, JE. 2015. Burkholderia bacteria infectiously induce the protofarming symbiosis of Dictyostelium amoebae and food bacteria. PNAS, 2015 112 (36) E5029-E5037

Ostrowski, E.A., Shen, Y., Tian, X, …, Strassmann, J.S., Queller, D.C. 2015. Genomic Signatures of Cooperation and Conflict in the Social Amoeba. Current Biology 25, 1-5 June 15, 2015.

Liao, X., Rong, Stephen., Queller, D.C. 2015. Relatedness, Conflict, and the Evolution of
Eusociality, PLoS Biology 13(3): e1002098. doi:10.1371/
journal.pbio.1002098

2014

Adu-Oppong, B., Queller, D.C., Strassmann, J.E. 2014. Is there specificity in a defensive mutualism against soil versus lab nematodes, Dictyostelium
discoideum farmers and their bacteria? , Evolutionary Ecology Research — Volume 16 (2014)

DiSalvo, S., Brock, D.A., smith, j., Queller, D.C., Strassmann, J.E. 2014. In the social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum, density, not farming status,
determines predatory success on unpalatable Escherichia coli, BMC Microbiology

smith, j., Queller, D.C., Strassmann, J.E. 2014. Fruiting bodies of the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum increase spore transport by Drosophila, BMC Evolution Biology

Patten, M.M., Ross, L., Curley, J.P., Queller, D.C., Bonduriansky, R. and Wolf, J.B. 2014. The evolution of genomic imprinting: theories, predictions and empirical tests, Heredity doi:10.1038/hdy.2014.29

Queller, D. C. 2014. Joint phenotypes, evolutionary conflict and the fundamental theorem of natural selection, Philosophical Transactions of The Royal Society 369:1642

Strassmann, J. E., & Queller, D. C. 2014. Privatization and property in biology, Animal Behaviour, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2014.02.011

2013

Werner, G.D.A., Strassmann, J.E.,Ivens, A.B.F., Engelmoer, D.J.P., Verbruggen, E., Queller, D.C., Noë, R., Johnson, N.C., Hammerstein, P., and Kiers, E.T. 2013. Evolution of Microbial Markets PNAS. doi:10.1073/pnas.1315980111

Queller, D.C., Strassmannn, J.E. 2013. The veil of ignorance can favour biological cooperation Biology Letters.

Tian, X., Strassmann, J.E., Queller, D.C. 2013. A conserved extraordinarily long serine homopolymer in Dictyostelid amoebae Heredity. doi:10.1038/hdy.2013.96

Brock, D.A., Read, S., Bozhchenko, A., Queller, D.C., Strassmann, J.E. 2013. Social amoeba farmers carry defensive symbionts to protect and privatize their crops  Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms3385

Stallforth, P., Brock, D. A., Cantley, A. M., Tian, X., Queller, D.C., Strassmann, J.E. and Clardy, J. 2013. A bacterial symbiont is converted from an inedible producer of beneficial molecules into food by a single mutation in the gacA gene.  Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. doi:10.1073/pnas.1308199110

Hall, D. W., Fox, S., Kuzdzal-Fick, J.J., Strassmann, J.E. and Queller, D.C. 2013. The Rate and Effects of Spontaneous Mutation on Fitness Traits in the Social Amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics.

Douglas, T. E., Brock, D. A., Adu-Oppong, B., Queller, D. C., & Strassmann, J. E. 2013. Collection and cultivation of dictyostelids from the wild. Book chapter in Methods in Molecular BiologyDictyostelium discoideum Protocols Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey, USA

Buttery N., smith j., Queller D. C., & Strassmann J. E. 2013. Measuring Cheating, Fitness and Segregation in D. discoideum. Book chapter in Methods in Molecular BiologyDictyostelium discoideum Protocols Humana Press, Totowa, New Jersey, USA

Tian, X., Strassmann, J.E. and Queller, D.C.  2013. Dictyostelium development shows a novel pattern of evolutionary conservation.  Molecular Biology and Evolution online doi: 10.1093/molbev/mst007, print version in press. 

Santorelli, L., Kuspa, A., Shaulsky, G., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2013. A new social gene in Dictyostelium discoideum, chtBBMC Evolutionary Biology.13:4, doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-4.

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2012

Saxer, G., Havlak, P., Fox, S. A., Quance, M. A., Gupta, S., Fofanov, Y., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C. 2012. Whole genome sequencing of mutation accumulation lines reveals a low mutation rate in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. PLoS ONE 7: e46759, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046759.

Queller, D.C., Strassmann, J.E. 2012. Experimental evolution of multicellularity using pseudo-organisms. Biology Letters.

Seppä, Perttu, Queller, David C., Strassmann, Joan E. 2012. Why wasp foundresses change nests: Relatedness, dominance, and nest quality. PLoS ONE.

Gilbert, O. G. Kuzdzal-Fick, J. J., Queller, D. C. Strassmann, J. E. 2012. Mind the gap: a comparative study of migratory behavior in social amoebae. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 66:1291-1296.

Gilbert, Owen M., Strassmann, Joan E., Queller, David C. 2012. High Relatedness in a Social Amoeba: The Role of Kin-Discriminatory Segregation. Proc. R. Soc. B

Buttery, Neil J., Jack, Chandra N., Adu-Oppong, Boahemaa, Snyder, Kate T., Thompson, Chris R.L., Queller, David C., Strassmann, Joan E. 2012. Structured Growth and Genetic Drift Raise Relatedness in the Social Amoeba D. discoideum. Biology Letters

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2011

Brock, D. A., Douglas, T. E.,Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2011. Primitive agriculture in a social amoeba. Nature 469:393-396.

Kalla, S. E., Queller, D. C., Lasagni, A., Strassmann, J. E. 2011. Kin discrimination and possible cryptic species in the social amoeba Polysphondylium violaceum. BMC: Evolutionary Biology, 11:31

Richard Sucgang, Alan Kuo, Xiangjun Tian, William Salerno, Anup Parikh, Christa L Feasley, Eileen Dalin, Hank Tu, Eryong Huang, Kerrie Barry, Erika Lindquist, Harris Shapiro, David Bruce, Jeremy Schmutz, Asaf Salamov, Petra Fey, Pascale Gaudet, Christophe Anjard, M Madan Babu, Siddhartha Basu, Yulia Bushmanova, Hanke van der Wel, Mariko Katoh-Kurasawa, Christopher Dinh, Pedro M Coutinho, Tamao Saito, Marek Elias, Pauline Schaap, Robert R Kay, Bernard Henrissat, Ludwig Eichinger, Francisco Rivero, Nicholas H Putnam, Christopher M West, William F Loomis, Rex L Chisholm, Gad Shaulsky, Joan E Strassmann, David C Queller, Adam Kuspa, Igor V Grigoriev, 2011 Comparative genomics of the social amoebae Dictyostelium discoideum and Dictyostelium purpureum Genome Biology 2011, 12:R20

Strassmann, J. E., Page, Jr., R. E., Robinson, G. E., Seeley, T. D. 2011 Kin selection and eusociality. Nature, 471, E5-E6 doi:10.1038/nature09833

Castillo, D. I., Queller, D. C., & Strassmann, J. E. 2011. Cell condition, competition, and chimerism in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. Ecology, Ethology, and Evolution in press.

Strassmann, J. E., Gilbert, O. M., & Queller, D. C. 2011. Kin discrimination and cooperation in microbes. Annual Review of Microbiology 65:000-000, doi: 10.1146/annurev.micro.112408.134109

Strassmann, J. E. & Queller, D. C. 2011. Evolution of cooperation and control of cheating in a social microbe. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA108:10855-10862.

Strassmann, J. E. & D. C. Queller 2011. How social evolution theory impacts our understanding of development in the social amoeba Dictyostelium. Develop. Growth Differ 53:597-607.

Douglas, T. E., Kronforst, M. R., Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E. 2011.Genetic Diversity in the Social Amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum: Population Differentiation in Cryptic Species , Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 60:455-462

Jack, C. N., *Adu-Oppong, B., *Powers, M., Queller, D. C. & Strassmann, J. E. 2011. Cost of movement in the multicellular stage of the social amoebae Dictyostelium discoideum and D. purpureum. Ethology, Ecology, and Evolution, 23:358-367

J. J. Kuzdzal-Fick, S. A. Fox, J. E. Strassmann, D. C. Queller. High Relatedness Is Necessary and Sufficient to Maintain Multicellularity in Dictyostelium. Science,2011; 334 (6062): 1548 DOI: 10.1126/science.1213272

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2010

Strassmann, J. E. and Queller, D. C. 2010. The social organism: congresses, parties, committees. Evolution 64:605-616

Mehdiabadi, N. J., Kronforst, M. R., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2010. Phylogeography and sexual macrocyst formation in the social amoeba Dictyostelium giganteum. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:17

Queller, D. C. and Strassmann, J. E. 2010. Complex societies: eusociality and multicellularity. Westneat, D. and Fox, C. Eds. Evolutionary Behavioral Ecology 19: 327-340

Saxer, G., Brock D. A., Queller, D. C., & Strassmann, J. E. 2010. Cheating does not explain selective differences at high and low relatedness in a social amoeba. BMC Evolutionary Biology 10:76

Kuzdzal-Fick, J. J., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J.E. 2010 An invitation to die: initiators of sociality in a social amoeba become selfish spores. Biology Letters 6:800-802.doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0257

Flowers, J. M., Li, S. I., Stathos, A., Saxer, G., Ostrowski, E., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E., Purugganan, M. D. 2010. Variation, Sex and social cooperation: molecular population genetics of the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum. PLoS Genetics 6 e1001013

Tian, X., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C. 2010. Genome nucleotide composition shapes variation in simple sequence repeats. Molecular Biology and Evolution 28: 899-909.

Robinson, G. E., Banks, J. A., Padilla, D. K….Strassmann, J. E., Swalla, B. J., Tomanek, L. 2010. Empowering 21st Century Biology. Bioscience 60:923-930.

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2009

Mehdiabadi, N. J., Kronforst, M. R., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2009. Phylogeny, reproductive isolation and kin recognition in the social amoeba, Dictyostelium purpureum. Evolution 63: 542-548.

Benabentos, R., Hirose, S., Sucgang, R.,Curk, T., Katoh, M., Ostrowski, E., Strassmann, J., Queller, D. Zupan, B., Shaulsky, G., Kuspa, A. 2009. Polymorphic members of the lag-gene family mediate kin-discrimination in Dictyostelium. Current Biology, 19: 567-572.

Gilbert, O., Queller D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2009 Discovery of a large clonal patch in a social amoeba: implications for social evolution. Molecular Ecology 18: 1273-1281.

Cotoneschi, C., Dani, F. R., Cervo, R. Scala, C., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., Turillazzi, S. 2009. Polistes dominulus (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) larvae show different cuticular patterns according to their sex: workers seem not to use this chemical information. Chemical Senses 34:195-202

Helanterä, H., Strassmann, J. E., Carrillo, J., Queller, D. C. 2009. Unicolonial ants: where do they come from, what are they, and where are they going? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24: 341-349.

Carpenter, J. M., Hunt, J. H., Strassmann, J. E. 2009. Mischocyttarus mexicanus cubicola: Major extension of its range to Texas (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Entomologica Americana, 115:95-96.

Queller, D. C. and Strassmann, J. E. 2009. Beyond society: the evolution of organismality. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 364: 3143-3155.

Khare, A., Santorelli, L., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., Kuspa, A., Shaulsky, G. Cheater resistence is not futile. 2009. Nature, doi:10.1038/nature08472.

Queller, D.C. 2009 Chapter in: G. Oftedal, J.K.B. Olsen, P. Rossel, M. Norup (eds.): Evolutionary Theory: 5 Questions, Automatic Press/VIP, New York & London.

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2008

Santorelli, L. A., Thompson, C. R. L., Villegas, E., Svetz, J., Dinh, C. Parikh, A., Sucgang, R., Kuspa, A., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., Shaulsky, G. 2008. Facultative cheater mutants reveal the genetic complexity of cooperation in social amoebae. Nature 451:1107-1110.

Cervo, R., Dapporto, L., Beani, L., Strassmann, J. E., Turillazzi, S. 2008. On status badges and quality signals in Polistes dominulus: body size, facial colour patterns and hierarchical rank. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, 275:1189-1196.

Kronforst, M.R., Gilley, D.C., Strassmann, J.E. and Queller, D.C. 2008. DNA methylation is widespread across social hymenoptera. Current Biology 18:R287-R288.

Cervo, R. Dani, F. R. Cotoneschi, C., *Scala, C., Lotti, I., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., & Turillazzi, S. 2008. Why are larvae of the social parasite wasp Polistes sulcifer not removed from the host nest? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 62:1319-1331.

Jack, C. N., *Ridgeway, J. G., Mehdiabadi, N. J., *Jones, E. I., *Edwards, T. A., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2008. Segregate or cooperate – a study of the interaction between two species of Dictyostelium. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 8, 293.

Ostrowski, E. A., Katoh, M., Shaulsky, G., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2008. Kin discrimination increases with genetic distance in a social amoeba. PLOS Biology 6:2376-2382, e287

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2007

Cotoneschi, C. Scognamiglio, F., Scala, C., Cervo, R. Strassmann, J. E., Turillazzi, S. 2007, Larval sex identification in the paper wasp Polistes dominulus (Vespidae: Hymenoptera). Insectes Sociaux 54: 132-135.

Kuzdzal-Fick, J. J., Foster, K. R., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2007. Exploiting new terrain: an advantage to sociality in the slime mold Dictyostelium discoideum. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 18:433-437.

Strassmann, J. E. Queller, D. C. 2007. Insect societies as divided organisms: the complexities of purpose and cross-purpose. PNAS 104:8619-8626.

Gilbert, O. G., Foster, K. R., Mehdiabadi, N. J., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C. 2007. Control of a cheater mutant by kin selection PNAS 104:8913-8917.

*Afkhami, M. E. and Strassmann, J. E. 2007. Adult yellow-crowned night-herons face in opposite directions at the nest. Wilson Journal of Ornithology119: 749-751.

*McConnell, R., Middlemist, S. Strassmann, J. E. and Queller, D. C. 2007. An unusually low microsatellite mutation rate in Dictyostelium discoideum, an organism with unusually abundant microsatellites. Genetics 177: 1499-1507.

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2006

*Jha, S., *Casey-Ford, R. G., Pedersen, J. S., Platt, T. G., Cervo, R., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2006. The queen is not a pacemaker in the small colony wasps Polistes instabilis and Polistes dominulus. Animal Behaviour 71:1197-1203.

Mehdiabadi, N. J., Talley-Farnum, T., Jack, C., Platt, T. G., Shaulsky, G., Queller, D. C., & Strassmann, J. E. 2006. Kin preference in a social microbe. Nature 442:881-882.

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2005

Castillo, D. I., Switz*, G. T., Foster, K. R., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2005. A cost to chimerism in Dictyostelium discoideum on natural substrates. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 7:263-271.

Fanelli, D., Henshaw, M., Cervo, R., Turillazzi, S., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2005. The social parasite wasp Polistes atrimandibularis does not form host races. J. evol. Biol. 18: 1362-1367.

Queller, D. C. 2005. Males from Mars. Nature. 435: 1167-8.

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2004

Platt,T.*, Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E. 2004. Aggression and worker control of caste fate and male investment in a multiple queen wasp, Parachartergus colobopterus Animal Behaviour 67:1-10.

Dani, F. R., Foster, K. R., Zacchi, F., Seppä, P., Massolo, A., Carelli, A., Arévalo, E., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E., Turillazzi, S. 2004. Can cuticular lipids provide sufficient information for within-colony nepotism in wasps? Proc. Royal Soc. Lond. B. 271:745-753.

Arévalo, E., Zhu, Y., Carpenter, J. M., Strassmann, J. E. 2004. The phylogeny of the social wasp subfamily Polistinae: evidence from microsatellite flanking sequences, mitochondrial COI sequence, and morphological characters. BMC Evolutionary Biology 4: 8.

Tóth, E. Queller, D. C., Dollin, A. and Strassmann, J. E. 2004. Conflict over male parentage in stingless bees. Insectes Sociaux 51:1-11.

Cervo, R., Stemmer, C., Castle, W.*, Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E. 2004. Social parasitism of Polistes dominulus by Polistes nimphus (Hymenoptera, Vespidae). Insectes Sociaux 51:101-108.

Foster, K. R., Shaulsky, G., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., Thompson, C. R. L. 2004. Pleiotropy as a mechanism to stabilize cooperation. Nature 431:693-696.

Strassmann, J. E., Fortunato, A., Cervo, C., Turillazzi, S., Damon, J. M.*, and Queller, D.C. 2004. The cost of queen loss in the social wasp Polistes dominulus (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 77:343-355.

Strassmann, J., Queller, D., *Emerson, J., *Stagi, M., Cervo, C., Turillazzi, S. 2004. Comparing the costs and benefits of grouping with non-relatives in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum and the social wasp Polistes dominulus. Redia 87:145-148.

Queller, D. C.2004. Kinship is Relative . Nature. 430:975-976.

Strassmann, J., Queller, D. C.. 2004. Sociobiology goes Micro: Long used for studying development, Dictyostelium now also provides a model for analyzing social interactions. American Society for Microbiology. 70:526-532.

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2003

Queller, D.C., Ponte, E., Bozzaro, S. and Strassmann, J.E. 2003. Single-gene greenbeard effects in the social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum. Science 299: 105-106.

Strassmann, J. E., Nguyen, J. S.,* Arévalo, E., Cervo, R., Zacchi, F., Turillazzi, S. Queller, D. C., 2003. Worker interests and male production in Polistes gallicus, a Mediterranean social wasp, J. Evolutionary Biology 16: 254-259.

Fortunato, A, Santorelli, L., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., 2003. Co-occurrence in nature of different clones of the social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum Molecular Ecology, 12:1031-1038.

Fortunato, A., Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E., 2003. A linear dominance hierarchy among clones in chimeras of the social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum, J. Evolutionary Biology 16:438-445.

Tóth, E., Imperatriz-Fonseca, V. L., Strassmann, J. E., and Queller, D. C., 2003. Queens, not workers produce the males in the stingless bee, Schwarziana quadripunctata quadripunctata, Animal Behaviour. 66:359-368.

Landi, M. Queller, D. C., Turillazzi, S., and Strassmann, J. E., 2003. Low relatedness and frequent queen turnover in the stenogastrine wasp Eustenogaster fraterna favor the life insurance over the haplodiploid hypothesis for the origin of eusociality. Insectes Sociaux 50:262-267.

Queller, D. C., Foster, K. F., Fortunato, A. F., and Strassmann, J. E. 2003. Cooperation and conflict in the social amoeba Dictyostelium discoideum in: Social insects and sociogenetics. Ed. by P. Kikuchi, T. Kubo, S. Higashi, Hokkaido University Press, pp. 173-200.

Queller, D.C. 2003. Theory of genomic imprinting conflict in social insects. BMC Evolutionary Biology 3:15.

Bergstrom, C.T., Bronstein, J.L., Bshary, R., Connor, R.C., Daly, M, Frank, S.A., Gintis, H., Keller, L., Leimar, O., Nöe, R. & Queller, D.C. 2003. Group report: interspecific mutualism –puzzles and predictions. In P. Hammerstein, ed., Genetic and Cultural Evolution of Cooperation. MIT Press: Cambridge, pp. 241-256.

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2002

Strassmann, J. E., Sullender, B. W., and Queller D. C., 2002. Caste totipotency and conflict in a large-colony social insect. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences. 269:263-270.

Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C. 2002. Kin Selection. Current Biology. 12:R832

Henshaw, M. T., Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E., 2002. Control of male production in the swarm-founding wasp, Polybioides tabidus. J. Evolutionary Biology, 15:262-268.

Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E. 2002. The many selves of social insects. Science 296:311-313.

Seppä, P., Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E. 2002. Reproduction in foundress associations of the social wasp, Polistes carolina. Behavioral Ecology13: 531-542.

Tóth, E., Imperatriz-Fonseca, V. L., Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E., 2002. Genetic and behavioral conflict over male production between workers and queens in the stingless bee, Paratrigona subnuda, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 53:1-8

Foster, K. R., Fortunato, A., Strassmann, J. E. and Queller, D. C., 2002. The costs and benefits of chimaerism in the social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences.269: 2357-2362.

Tóth, E., Strassmann, J. E., Nogeira Neto, P., Imperatriz-Fonseca,V. L., and Queller, D. C. 2002. Male production in stingless bees: variable outcomes of queen- worker conflict. Molecular Ecology 11:2661-2667.

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2001

Henshaw, M. T., Strassmann, J. E., and Queller, D. C., 2001. Swarm-founding in the Polistine wasps: the importance of finding many microsatellite loci in studies of adaptation. Molecular Ecology 10: 185-191.

Strassmann, J. E. 2001. The rarity of multiple mating by females in the social hymenoptera. Insectes sociaux 48: 1-13.

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2000

Zhu, Y., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. 2000. A phylogenetic perspective on sequence evolution in microsatellite loci. Journal of Molecular Evolution 50:324-338.

Herman, R. A.*, Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E. 2000 The role of queens in colonies of the swarm-founding wasp
Parachartergus colobopterus Animal Behaviour 59:841-848.

Strassmann, J. E., Seppä, P., and Queller, D. C. 2000. Absence of within-colony discrimination: foundresses of the social wasp, Polistes carolina, do not prefer their own larvae. Naturwissenschaften 87:266-269.

Queller, D. C., Zacchi, F., Cervo, R., Turillazzi, S., Henshaw, M., Santorelli, L.*, and Strassmann, J. E. 2000. Unrelated helpers in a social insect. Nature 405:784-787.

Henshaw, M. Strassmann, J. E. Quach, S. Queller D. C., 2000 Male production in Parachartergus colobopterus, a neotropical, swarm-founding wasp, Ethology, Ecology and Evolution 12:161-174

Henshaw, M. T., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., 2000. The independent origin of a queen number bottleneck that promotes cooperation in the African swarm-founding wasp, Polybioides tabidus. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 48: 478-483.

Zhu, Y. , Landi, M., Queller, D. C., Turillazzi, S., and Strassmann, J. E., 2000. Polymorphic microsatellite loci for primitively eusocial Stenogastrine wasps. Molecular Ecology 9:2203-2205.

Strassmann, J. E., Zhu, Y., and Queller, D. C., 2000 Altruism and social cheating in the social amoeba, Dictyostelium discoideum. Nature 408:965-967

Zhu, Y. Strassmann, J. E., and Queller D. C., 2000. Insertions, substitutions, and the origin of microsatellites. Genetical Research 76:227-236.

Queller, D.C. 2000. Relatedness and the fraternal major transitions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 355:1647-1655.

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1999

Peters, J. M., Queller D. C., Imperatriz-Fonseca, V. L., Roubik, D. W., Strassmann, J. E. 1999. Mate number, kin selection and social conflicts in stingless bees and honey bees. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences. 266:379-384.

Bernasconi, G. and Strassmann, J. E. 1999. Cooperation among unrelated individuals: the ant foundress case. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14:477-482.

Goodnight, K.F. and Queller, D. C. 1999. Computer software for performing likelihood tests of pedigree relationship using genetic markers Molecular Ecology 8:1231-1234.

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1998

Queller, D. C. and Strassmann, J. E., 1998. Kin selection and social insects. BioScience, 48: 165-175. (recipient of the Society of National Association Publications Gold Award in the “Scholarly Journals/Feature Article” category)

Solís, C. R., Hughes, C. R., Klingler, C. J., Strassmann, J. E. and Queller, D. C., 1998. Lack of kin discrimination during wasp colony fission. 1998. Behavioral Ecology 9:172-176.

Field, J., Solís, C. R., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E., 1998. Social and genetic structure of paper wasp cofoundress associations: tests of reproductive skew models. American Naturalist, 151:545-563.

Peters, J. M., Queller, D. C., Imperatriz-Fonseca, V. L. and Strassmann, J. E., 1998. Microsatellite loci for stingless bees. Molecular Ecology,7:784-787.

Strassmann, J. E. Goodnight, K. F., Klingler, C. J. and Queller D. C. 1998. The genetic structure of swarms and the timing of their production in the queen cycles of neotropical wasps, Molecular Ecology, 7:709-718.

Arévalo, E., Strassmann, J. E., and Queller, D. C. 1998 Conflicts of interest in social insects: male production in two species of Polistes. Evolution 52:797-805.

Ezenwa, V. O.*, Henshaw, M. Queller, D. C., and Strassmann, J. E., 1998. Patterns of buzz running, a swarm initiation behavior, in the neotropical wasp, Parachartergus colobopterus, Insectes Sociaux, 45:445-455.

Ezenwa, V. O.*, Peters, J. M., Hastings, M. D.*, Zhu, Y., Arévalo, E., Seppä, P. Pedersen, J. S., Zacchi, F. Queller, D. C. and Strassmann, J. E. 1998. Ancient conservation of trinucleotide microsatellite loci in polistine wasps. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 10:168-177.

Wooninck, L., Strassmann, J. E. Fleischer, R. Warner L. L. 1998. Characterization of microsatellite loci in a pelagic spawner: the bluehead wrasse, Thalassoma bifasciatum. Molecular Ecology 7:1613-1614.

Hastings, M. D.*, Queller, D. C., Eischen, F. and Strassmann, J. E., 1998. Kin selection, relatedness and worker control of reproduction in a large-colony epiponine wasp, Brachygastra mellifica. Behavioral Ecology,9:573-581.

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1997

Strassmann, J. E., Barefield, K., Solís, C. R., Hughes, C. R., and Queller, D. C., 1997. Trinucleotide microsatellite loci for a social wasp, Polistes. Molecular Ecology 6: 97-100.

Queller, D.C., Peters, J.M., Solís, C.R. & Strassmann, J.E., 1997. Control of reproduction in social insect colonies: individual and collective relatedness preferences in the paper wasp, Polistes annularis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 40:3-16.

Strassmann, J. E., Solís, C. R., Hughes, C. R., Goodnight, K. F. and Queller, D. C., 1997. Colony life history and demography of a swarm-founding social wasp. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 40: 71-77.

Strassmann, J. E., Peters, J. M., Barefield, K., Solís, C. R., Hughes, C. R., Queller, D. C. 1997. Trinucleotide microsatellite loci and increased heterozygosity in cross species applications in the social wasp, Polistes. Biochemical Genetics 35:273-279.

Strassmann, J. E., Klingler, C. J., Arévalo, E., Zacchi, F., Husain, A.*, Williams, J.*, Seppä, P., Queller, D., 1997 Absence of within-colony kin discrimination in behavioural interactions of swarm-founding wasps. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences. 264: 1565-1570.

Queller, D.C. 1997. Pollen removal, paternity, and the male function of flowers. American Naturalist 149:585-589.

Queller, D.C. 1997. Why do females care more than males? Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 264: 1555-1557.

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1996

Strassmann, J. E. 1996. Selective altruism towards closer over more distant relatives in colonies of the primitively eusocial wasp, Polistes. in: Natural History and Evolution of Paper Wasps pp. 190-201(eds. S. Turillazzi & M. J. West-Eberhard) Oxford University Press.

Strassmann, J. E., Solís, C. R., and Barefield, K.*, and Queller, D. C., 1996. Trinucleotide microsatellite loci in a swarm-founding neotropical wasp, Parachartergus colobopterus and their usefulness in other social wasps. Molecular Ecology 5:459-461.

Strassmann, J. E., Solís, C. R., Peters, J. M.* and Queller, D. C., 1996 Strategies for finding and using highly polymorphic DNA microsatellite loci for studies of genetic relatedness and pedigrees. In Molecular Zoology: Advances, strategies and protocols pp. 163-180 and 528-549. (eds. J. Ferraris & S. Palumbi), Wiley. Chapter 8

Goodnight, K.F., Strassmann, J.E., Klingler, C.J. and Queller, D.C., 1996. Single mating and its implications for kinship structure in a multiple-queen wasp. Ethology, Ecology & Evolution. 8:191-198

Queller, D.C. 1996. The measurement and meaning of inclusive fitness. Animal Behaviour 51: 229-232.

Queller, D.C. 1996. The origin and maintenance of eusociality: the advantage of extended parental care, pp. 218-234 in: S. Turillazzi and M. J. West-Eberhard (eds), Natural History and Evolution of Paper Wasps, Oxford University Press.

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1995

Peters, J.M.*, Queller, D.C., Strassmann, J.E. and Solís, C.R. 1995. Maternity assignment and queen replacement in a social wasp. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences. 260: 7-1251.

Strassmann, J.E., Queller, D.C. and Solís, C. R. 1995. Genetic relatedness and population structure in the social wasp, Mischocyttarus mexicanus (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Insectes Sociaux 42: 379-383.

Queller, D.C. 1995. The spaniels of St. Marx and the Panglossian paradox: a critique of a rhetorical programme. Quarterly Review of Biology 70: 485-489.

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1994

Choudhary, M., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., Turillazzi, S. and Cervo, R. 1994. Social parasites in polistine wasps are monophyletic: implications for sympatric speciation. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences. 257: 31-35.

Strassmann, J. E., Hughes, C. R., Turillazzi, S. Solís, C. R., and Queller, D. C., 1994. Genetic relatedness and incipient eusociality in primitively eusocial stenogastrine wasps, Animal Behavior 48:813-821.

Queller, D.C. 1994. Genetic relatedness in viscous populations. Evolutionary Ecology 8:70-73.

Queller, D.C. 1994. A method for detecting kin discrimination within natural colonies of social insects. Animal Behaviour 47:569-576.

Queller, D.C. 1994. Extended parental care and the origin of eusociality. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 256:105-111.

Queller, D.C. 1994. Male-female conflict and parent-offspring conflict. American Naturalist 144:S84-S99. Aug

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1993

Queller, D. C., Negrón-Sotomayor, J. A.*, Strassmann, J. E. and Hughes, C. R., 1993, Queen number and genetic relatedness in a neotropical wasp, Polybia occidentalis Behavioral Ecology 4:7-13.

Choudhary, M., Strassmann, J. E., Solís C. R., and Queller, D. C., 1993. Microsatellite variation in a social insect. Biochemical Genetics 31:87-96.

Hughes, C. R., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E., and Davis, S. K., 1993. Relatedness and altruism in Polistes wasps. Behavioral Ecology 4:128-137.

Hughes, C. R., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E., Gastreich, K. R., Solís, C. R., and Negrón, J. A.*, 1993. The maintenance of high genetic relatedness in multi-queen colonies of social wasps. pp. 153-170 In: L. Keller, & D. Cherix (eds.) Queen number and sociality in insects Oxford University Press.

Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E., and Hughes, C. R., 1993. Microsatellites and Kinship. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 8:285-288.

Strassmann, J. E. 1993. Weak queen or social contract? Nature 363: 502-503.

Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E., Hughes, C. R., Solís C. R., Moralez DeLoach, D., 1993. A selfish strategy of social insect workers that promotes social cohesion. Nature 365:639-641.

Carpenter, J. M., Strassmann, J. E., Hughes, C. R., Solís, C. R., Turillazzi, S. and Cervo, R., 1993. The phylogenetic relationships among paper wasp, social parasites and their hosts in polistine wasps, Cladistics 9:129-146.

Gastreich, K. R., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., 1993. Determinants of high genetic relatedness in the swarm-founding wasp, Protopolybia exigua Ethology, Ecology and Evolution 5:529-539.

Hughes, C.R. and Queller, D.C. 1993. Detection of highly polymorphic microsatellite loci in a species with little enzyme polymorphism. Molecular Ecology 2:131-137. june

Queller, D.C. 1993. Worker control of sex ratios and selection for extreme multiple matings by queens. American Naturalist 142:346-351.

Queller, D.C. 1993. Genetic relatedness and its components in polygynous colonies of social insects. pp. 132-152 in: L. Keller (ed.), Queen Number and Sociality in Insects. Oxford University Press.

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1992

Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. and Hughes, C. R., 1992. Genetic relatedness and population structure in primitively eusocial wasps in the genus Mischocyttarus. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 1:81-89.

Strassmann, J. E., Gastreich, K. R., Queller, D. C., and Hughes, C. R., 1992. Demographic and genetic evidence for cyclical changes in queen number in a neotropical wasp, Polybia emaciata. American Naturalist 140:363-372.

Queller, D.C. 1992. Quantitative genetics, inclusive fitness and group selection. American Naturalist 139:540-558.

Queller, D.C. 1992. A general model for kin selection. Evolution46:376-380.

Queller, D.C. 1992. Does population viscosity promote kin selection? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 7: 322-324.

Reeve, H.K., Westneat, D.F. and Queller, D.C. 1992. Estimating average within-group relatedness from DNA fingerprints. Molecular Ecology 1:223-232.

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1991

Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., Solís, C. R., and Hughes, C. R. 1991. Relatedness and queen number in the neotropical wasp, Parachartergus colobopterus. Animal Behaviour 42: 461-470.

Strassmann, J. E. 1991. Costs and benefits of colony aggregations in the social wasp Polistes annularis. Behavioral Ecology 2:204-209.

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1990

Queller, D. C., Hughes, C. R., and Strassmann, J. E. 1990. Wasps fail to make distinctions. Nature 344:388.

Solís, C. R. and Strassmann, J. E., 1990. Presence of brood affects caste differentiation in the social wasp, Polistes exclamans. Viereck (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Functional Ecology 4:531-541.

Hughes, C.R., Strassmann, J.E. and Queller, D.C. 1990. Relatedness in primitively eusocial wasps. pp. 67-68. In: Social Insects and the Environment, Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of IUSSI, 1990, G.K Veeresh, B. Mallik and C.A. Viraktamath (eds.), Oxford and IBH, New Delhi.

Hughes, C.R., Queller, D.C. and Strassmann, J.E. 1990. Relatedness in neotropical polygynous wasps. pp. 252-253. In: Social Insects and the Environment, Proceedings of the 11th International Congress of IUSSI, 1990, G.K Veeresh, B. Mallik and C.A. Viraktamath (eds.), Oxford and IBH, New Delhi.

Strassmann, J. E., Hughes, C. R., and Queller, D. C., 1990. Colony defense in the social wasp, Parachartergus colobopterus. Biotropica 22:324-327.

Gastreich, K. R.* Queller, D. C., Hughes, C. R., and Strassmann, J. E., 1990. Kin discrimination in the tropical swarm-founding wasp, Parachartergus colobopterus. Animal Behaviour 40:598-601.

Davis, S, Strassmann, J., Hughes, C., Pletscher, S. and Templeton, A. 1990. Population structure and kinship in Polistes (Hymenoptera: Vespidae): an analysis using ribosomal DNA and protein electrophoresis. Evolution 44:1242-1253.

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1989

Strassmann, J. E. and Queller, D. C. 1989. Ecological determinants of social evolution. pp. 81-101 IN: M. Breed & R. Page eds. The genetics of social evolution. Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado.

Queller, D. C. and Strassmann, J. E. 1989. Measuring inclusive fitness in social wasps. pp. 103-122 IN: M. Breed & R. Page eds. The genetics of social evolution. Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado.

Strassmann, J. E. 1989. Early termination of brood rearing in the social wasp, Polistes annularis: (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 62: 353-362.

Strassmann, J. E. 1989. Altruism and relatedness at colony foundation in social insects Trends in Ecology and Evolution 4:371-374.

Strassmann, J. E., Hughes, C. R., Queller, D. C., Turillazzi, S., Cervo, R., Davis, S. K. and Goodnight, K. F. 1989. Genetic relatedness in primitively eusocial wasps. Nature 342:268-270.

Strassmann, J. E. 1989. Group colony foundation in Polistes annularis (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Psyche 96:223-236.

Queller, D.C. and Goodnight, K.F. 1989. Estimation of genetic relatedness using allozyme data. Evolution 43:258-275

Queller, D.C. 1989. The evolution of eusociality: reproductive head starts of workers. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA86:3224-3226.

Queller, D.C. 1989. Inclusive fitness in a nutshell. Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology 6:73-109.

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1988

Queller, D.C. and Strassmann, J. E. 1988. Reproductive success and group nesting in the paper wasp Polistes annularis. pp. 76-96. IN: Reproductive success: studies of individual variation in contrasting breeding systems T. Clutton-Brock (Ed.), Chicago.

Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C., and Hughes, C. R. 1988. Predation and the evolution of sociality in the paper wasp, Polistes bellicosus. Ecology 69:1497-1505.

Strassmann, J. E. 1988. The importance of worker reproduction in social insects. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 3:286-287.

Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E. and Hughes, C. R. 1988. Genetic relatedness in colonies of tropical wasps with multiple queens. Science 242:1155-1157.

Hughes, C. R. and Strassmann, J. E. 1988. Foundress mortality after worker emergence in social wasps (Polistes). Ethology 79:265-280.

Hughes, C. R. and Strassmann, J. E. 1988. Age is more important than size in determining dominance among workers in the primitively eusocial wasp, Polistes instabilis. Behaviour 107:1-14.

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1987

Hughes, C. R., Beck, M. O.* and Strassmann, J. E. 1987. Queen succession in the social wasp, Polistes annularis. Ethology 76:124-132.

Strassmann, J.E., Queller, D. C. and Hughes C. R. 1987. Constraints on independent nesting by Polistes foundresses in Texas. pp. 379-380. Chemistry and biology of social insects, J. Eder and H. Rembold (eds.) Verlag J. Peperny, Munich.

Queller, D. C. and Strassmann, J. E. 1987. Selection on group nesting in foundresses of Polistes annularis. pp. 333-334.Chemistry and biology of social insects, J. Eder and H. Rembold (eds.) Verlag J. Peperny, Munich.

Queller, D.C. 1987. Sexual selection in flowering plants. pp. 165-179. In: Sexual Selection: Testing the Alternatives, J.W. Bradbury and M. Andersson ( eds.), Wiley, Chichester.

West-Eberhard, M.J., Bradbury, J.W., Davies, N.B., Gouyon, P.-H., Hammerstein, P., Konig, B., Parker, G.A., Queller, D.C., Sachser, N., Slagsvold, T., Trillmich, F. and Vogel, C. 1987. Conflicts within and between the sexes in sexual selection. pp. 180-195. In: Sexual Selection: Testing the Alternatives, J.W. Bradbury and M. Andersson (eds.), Wiley, Chichester.

Queller, D.C. 1987. The evolution of leks through female choice. Animal Behaviour 35:1424-1432.

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1986

Strassmann, J.E. and Hughes, C. R. 1986. Latitudinal variation in protandry and protogny in polistine wasps. Monitore Zoologico Italiano (N.S.) 20:87-100.

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1985

Strassmann, J.E. 1985. Relatedness of workers to brood in the social wasp, Polistes exclamans (Hymenoptera:Vespidae). Zeitschrift für Tierpsychologie 69:141-148.

Strassmann, J.E. 1985. Worker mortality and the evolution of castes in the social wasp, Polistes exclamans. Insectes Sociaux 32:275-285.

Queller, D.C. 1985. Proximate and ultimate causes of low fruit production in Asclepias exaltata. Oikos 44:373-389.

Queller, D.C. 1985. Kinship, reciprocity, and synergism in the evolution of social behaviour. Nature 318:366-367.

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1984

Strassmann, J.E. 1984. Female-biased sex ratios in social insects lacking morphological castes. Evolution 38:256-266.

Strassmann, J.E., Meyer, C. D.* and Matlock, R. L.*. 1984. Behavioral castes in the social wasp Polistes exclamans. Sociobiology 8:211-225.

Lutz, G.G.*, Strassmann, J. E. and Hughes, C. R. 1984. Nest defense by the social wasps, Polistes exclamans and P. instabilis (Hymenoptera:Vespidae) against the parasitoid Elasmus polistis (Hymenoptera:Chalcidoidea:Eulophidae). Entomological News, 95:47-50.

Sullivan, J.D.* and Strassmann, J. E. 1984. Physical variability among nest foundresses in the polygynous social wasp Polistes annularis. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 15:249-256.

Strassmann, J., Lee, R., Rojas, R. and Baust, J. 1984. Caste and sex differences in cold-hardiness in the social wasps, Polistes annularis and P. exclamans (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Insectes Sociaux 31:291-301.

Queller, D.C. 1984. Models of kin selection on seed provisioning. Heredity 53:151-165.

Queller, D.C. 1984. Kin selection and frequency dependence: a game-theoretic approach. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 23:133-143.

Queller, D.C. 1984. Pollen-ovule ratios and hermaphrodite sexual allocation strategies. Evolution 38:1148-1151.

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1983

Strassmann, J.E. and Meyer, D. C.*. 1983. Gerontocracy in the social wasp, Polistes exclamans. Animal Behaviour 31:431-438.

Strassmann, J.E. 1983. Nest fidelity and group size among foundress of Polistes annularis (Hymenoptera:Vespidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 56:621-634.

Strassmann, J.E. and Orgren, C. F. 1983. Nest architecture and brood development times in the paper wasp Polistes exclamans (Hymenoptera:Vespidae). Psyche 90:237-248.

Queller, D.C. 1983. The evolution of sexual and parental strategies in Asclepias exaltata and other plants. Ph.D. thesis, University of Michigan, (co-chairs: Richard D. Alexander and Beverly J. Rathcke), Ann Arbor Microfilms.

Queller, D.C. 1983. Kin selection and conflict in seed maturation. Journal of Theoretical Biology 100:153-172.

Queller, D.C. 1983. Sexual selection in a hermaphroditic plant. Nature 305:706-707.

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1981

Strassmann, J.E. 1981. Evolutionary implications of early male and satellite nest production in Polistes exclamans colony cycles. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 8:55-64.

Strassmann, J.E. 1981. Parasitoids, predators and group size in the paper wasp, Polistes exclamans. Ecology 62:1225-1233.

Strassmann, J.E. 1981. Kin selection and satellite nests in Polistes exclamans In: Natural selection and social behavior: recent research and new theory, pp. 45-57. R.D. Alexander and D.W. Tinkle (Eds.), Chiron Press.

Strassmann, J.E. 1981. Wasp reproduction and kin selection: Reproductive competition and dominance hierarchies among Polistes annularis foundresses. The Florida Entomologist 64: 74-88.

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1980

Strassmann, J.E. & R.R. Thomas*. 1980. An analysis of the interrelationships among nest variables in Polistes exclamans (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 53:770-780.

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1979

Strassmann, J.E. 1979. Kin selection and the population biology of the social paper wasp Polistes exclamans. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Texas at Austin (co-chairs Alan R. Templeton, Lawrence E. Gilbert), Ann Arbor Microfilms.

Strassmann, J.E. 1979. Honey caches help female paper wasps (Polistes annularis) survive Texas winters. Science 204:207-209.

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