Although eusociality evolved independently within several orders of insects, research into the molecular underpinnings of the transition towards social complexity has been confined primarily to Hymenoptera (for example, ants and bees).
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Terrapon, N., Li, C., Robertson, H. M., Ji, L., Meng, X., Booth, W., . . . Liebig, J. (2014). Molecular traces of alternative social organization in a termite genome. Nature Communications, 5. doi:10.1038/ncomms4636