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    • Genetic reincarnation of workers as queens in the Eastern honeybee Apis cerana 

      Holmes, Michael J.; Tan, Ken; Wang, Zhengwei; Oldroyd, Benjamin P.; Beekman, Madeleine (Nature Publishing Group, 2014)
      Thelytokous parthenogenesis, or the asexual production of female offspring, is rare in the animal kingdom, but relatively common in social Hymenoptera. However, in honeybees, it is only known to be ubiquitous in one ...