From the Arctic to South Africa - one finds them everywhere: Ants . Making up nearly 15% of the entire terrestrial animal biomass, ants are impressive not only in quantitative terms, they also fascinate by their highly organized and complex social system. Their caste system, the division of labor, the origin of altruistic behavior and the complex forms of chemical communication makes them the most interesting group of social organisms and the main subject for sociobiologists. Not least is their ecological importance: Ants ...

The Ants 1998, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783540520924

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The Ants 1990, Belknap Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674040755

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