Female Spiders get Their Roles based on their Personality

June 18, 2014 12:12 PM

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Female Spiders get Their Roles based on their Personality

A new study has described how roles of female spiders are decided in a colony of spiders. The study has showed that personality of the female spider is a distinguishing factor for deciding whether it is best suitable for the role of either a warrior or nanny. The researchers said the study will provide them a deep insight into how species decide the labor role based on different personalities.

Ants, bees, wasps and termites are among the species that often form societies separated into castes, including soldiers, reproductive queens, and males.

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