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  1. subsocial insects
    adults who show some care for their young
  2. parasocial insects
    insects who share a common nest site but lack other social qualities
  3. social insects
    • 1. Share a common nest site
    • 2. Individuals of the same species cooperate in caring for the young
    • 3. Reproductive division of labor -- sterile (or less fecund) individuals work for the benefit of a few reproductive individuals
    • 4. Overlap of generations -- offspring contribute to colony labor while their parents are still aliv
  4. trophallaxis
    transfer of food or other liquids between the community
  5. pseudergate
    false workers, child workers develpmentally plastic, can turn into another caste
  6. superorgansim
    any aggregate of organisms

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