Chapter 9. Competition and Asymmetric Wars of Attrition in Insect Parasitoids

  1. Éric Wajnberg,
  2. Carlos Bernstein and
  3. Jacques van Alphen
  1. Patsy Haccou and
  2. Jacques J.M. van Alphen

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696200.ch9

Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids: From Theoretical Approaches to Field Applications

Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids: From Theoretical Approaches to Field Applications

How to Cite

Haccou, P. and van Alphen, J. J.M. (2008) Competition and Asymmetric Wars of Attrition in Insect Parasitoids, in Behavioral Ecology of Insect Parasitoids: From Theoretical Approaches to Field Applications (eds É. Wajnberg, C. Bernstein and J. van Alphen), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696200.ch9

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405163477

Online ISBN: 9780470696200

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Keywords:

  • insect parasitoids;
  • superparasitism;
  • ideal free distribution;
  • parasitoid behavior;
  • ecology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Patch Depletion by a Single Female: the Marginal Value Theorem (MVT)

  • Competitive Patch Depletion without Superparasitism

  • Competitive patch Depletion with Superparasitism

  • Discussion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References