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Table 6 Thresholds for worker behaviors that affect trade-offs between one of their male 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
Non-imprinted
Patrigenic
Matrigenic
Patri. > Matri. n coF ≠ 0 n coF ≠ 0 n coF ≠ 0
Maternal
  1. The numbers represent the benefit/cost ratio above which favoring the one male coeval is selected (expression 15), or the cost/benefit ratio below which disfavoring him is selected (expression 16). Low values favor the focal male and high values favor the male and female coevals. Columns and rows as in Table 2.