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Edited By: Jane K. Hill, Francis S. Gilbert and Rebeca B. Rosengaus
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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2011: 12/86 (Entomology)
Online ISSN: 1365-2311
Associated Title(s): Agricultural and Forest Entomology, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, Insect Conservation and Diversity, Physiological Entomology, Systematic Entomology
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Volume 38 Issue 2
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Many insects exhibit parental care and increase the success of their offspring at a cost to themselves. This Review paper examines the hypotheses that have been put forward to explain the evolution of parental care, and reviews the empirical evidence. Parental care is often associated with social interactions, and the paper also examines how factors such as food availability and population density influence social interactions. The authors point out how insects provide great opportunities for carrying out experimental and comparative research to investigate key new questions in the evolution of parental care.
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Best Paper' Award
The following paper was awarded best paper published during 2010/2011
CO2-mediated changes of plant traits and their effects on herbivores are determined by leaf age.
Daniel J. Ballhorn, Imke Schmitt, Jonathan D. Fankhauser, Fumiaki Katagiri and Hardy Pfanz
Ecological Entomology 2011, 36, 1-13
Most downloaded articles in January - September 2012
Effects of competition, cannibalism and intra-guild predation on larval development of the European coccinellid Adalia bipunctata and the invasive species Harmonia axyridis
Remy Ware, Benjamin Yguel, Michael Majerus
Uptake of Bt-toxin by herbivores feeding on transgenic maize and consequences for the predator Chrysoperla carnea
A. Dutton, H. Klein, J. Romeis, F. Bigler
Most cited articles in 2012
Decline in native ladybirds in response to the arrival of Harmonia axyridis: early evidence from England
Brown, Peter M. J.; Frost, Robert; Doberski, Julian; et al.
Does mother know best? The preference-performance hypothesis and parent-offspring conflict in aboveground-belowground herbivore life cycles
Clark, Katherine E.; Hartley, Susan E.; Johnson, Scott N.
Ecosystem engineering by leaf-cutting ants: nests of Atta cephalotes drastically alter forest structure and microclimate
Meyer, Sebastian T.; Leal, Inara R.; Tabarelli, Marcelo; et al.
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International Congress of Entomology 2012
The editors of Ecological Entomology are proud to present a new virtual issue which is timed to coincide with the XXIV International Congress of Entomology in Daegu, Korea in August 2012. In this virtual issue we highlight the strength and diversity of selected papers we have published that emanated from a first author located in Asia. Read more