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Recent work on ants shows both extraordinary patterns of reproduction and a new type of sexual conflict, leading to the remarkable scenario where females have no father and males have no mother.

Original publication

DOI

10.1016/j.cub.2005.07.001

Type

Journal article

Journal

Curr Biol

Publication Date

26/07/2005

Volume

15

Pages

R547 - R549

Keywords

Animals, Ants, Biological Evolution, Conflict (Psychology), Female, Male, Models, Theoretical, Mutation, Reproduction, Sex Factors