The world of the harvester ants /

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Author / Creator:Taber, Stephen Welton, 1956-
Edition:1st ed.
Imprint:College Station : Texas A&M University Press, c1998.
Description:xvii, 213 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Series:W.L. Moody, Jr., natural history series. no. 23
Subject:Harvester ants.
Harvester ants.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3143896
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ISBN:0890968152
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [187]-202) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Ch. 1. Introduction
  • Ch. 2. The Home of the Harvester Ants
  • Ch. 3. Living and Eating in the Nest
  • Ch. 4. Defending the Nest
  • Ch. 5. Communication, Sex, and Anatomy
  • Ch. 6. Evolution and Diaspora
  • Ch. 7. Harvesters and Humans: Harm or Harmony?
  • App. 1. Harvester Ant Names and Their Meanings
  • App. 2. Identifying Harvester Ants
  • App. 3. Characters Used in Phylogeny Reconstruction
  • App. 4. A New Harvester Ant.