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From: Integrating resource defence theory with a neural nonapeptide pathway to explain territory-based mating systems

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Resource defence theory. Ecological factors such as number and distribution of resources and competitors determine whether an individual guards a resource. Above the lower threshold, individuals aggressively defend space around a resource. Above the upper threshold, they cease to defend a resource. Graph based on [14] with the social structure that emerges under each condition added by the current authors. See text for detailed description.

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