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subsocial

(sʌbˈsəʊʃəl)
adj
(Sociology) lacking a complex or definite social structure
subˈsocially adv
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Cooperative brood care by females, as in subsocial hymenopterans, Blattodea, Passalidae (Coleoptera) and Thysanoptera has not been documented in treehoppers (Lin, 2006; Wong et al.
Odontotaenius striatopunctatus shows a subsocial behavior characterized mainly by biparental breeding care, larval food preparation from a mixture of their excreta and chewed timber innoculated with microorganisms (external rumen).
The ecology and behavior of a subsocial pentatomid bug and two scelionid wasps: Strategy and counterstrategy in a host and its parasites.
En el ciclo de desarrollo de colonias de abejorros del genero Bombus, existen tres fases: solitaria, subsocial y social.
2003) reported that the female of the subsocial shield bug, Parastrachia japonensis, loses directional orientation with respect to its foraging site when visual information is disturbed.
Sex ratio and approximate date of fertilization of the subsocial spider Amaurobius ferox Walckenaer (Araneae: Amaurobiidae).
Cooperative prey capture by young subsocial spiders I.
Passalidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) es una familia que presenta gran uniformidad morfologica, habitos saproxilofagos, conducta subsocial y una elevada diversidad de sus especies, particularmente en las selvas humedas tropicales (Reyes-Castillo 2000).
Board 30 A DESCRIPTION OF COURTSHIP, MATING, AND SUBSOCIAL BEHAVIOR IN THE TANZANIAN CHESTNUTTARANTULA HETEROTHELE VILLOSELA (ARANEAE, THERAPHOSIDAE, ISCHOOLINAE).
Thus the auca remains a relatively inchoate, subsocial being, a manifestation of discomfort with the prospect of unbaptized souls unable to gain entry into heaven.
Egg giantism in subsocial Hymenoptera, with ethological discussion on tropical bamboo carpenter bees.
Maternal behaviour and nest recognition in the subsocial earwig Labidura riparia Pallas (Dermaptera: Labiduridae).