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Niche construction drives social dependence in hermit crabs

Current Biology : CB

Oct 27, 2012

Mark E Laidre

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Organisms can receive not only a genetic inheritance from their ancestors but also an ecological inheritance, involving modifications their ancestors made to the environment through niche construction. Ecological inheritances may persist as a legacy, potentially generating selection pre...read more

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Polyneuropathy
Gastropoda
Combat Disorders
Harassment, Non-Sexual
Genetic Inheritance
Anomura
Seashells
Abdomen
Slug (organism)
Coenobita compressus
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Niche construction drives social dependence in hermit crabs

Current Biology : CB

Oct 27, 2012

Mark E Laidre

PMID: 23098589

DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2012.08.056

Abstract

Organisms can receive not only a genetic inheritance from their ancestors but also an ecological inheritance, involving modifications their ancestors made to the environment through niche construction. Ecological inheritances may persist as a legacy, potentially generating selection pre...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Polyneuropathy
Gastropoda
Combat Disorders
Harassment, Non-Sexual
Genetic Inheritance
Anomura
Seashells
Abdomen
Slug (organism)
Coenobita compressus
5
76
1

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Recent developments in sociobiology and the scientific method

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