Queen’s genes determine sex of entire ant colonies

Journal Reference: German Lagunas-Robles, Jessica Purcell, Alan Brelsford. Linked supergenes underlie split sex ratio and social organization in an ant. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2021; 118 (46): e2101427118 DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2101427118 “It’s weird to have any parent that’s only producing one sex or the other,” said UC Riverside entomologist and study author Jessica … Read more