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Table 5 Thresholds for worker behaviors that affect trade-offs between one of their female coevals versus both male and female coevals.

From: Theory of genomic imprinting conflict in social insects

  (1) One queen, singly mated (2) One queen, x mates (3) q queens, singly mated
Patrigenic n coF n coF n coF
Patri. > Matri. never never never
  1. The numbers represent the benefit/cost ratio above which favoring the one female coeval is selected (expression 12), or the cost/benefit ratio below which disfavoring her is selected (expression 13). Low values favor the focal female and high value favor the male and female coevals. Columns and rows as in Table 2.