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By Lori Lach,Catherine Parr,Kirsti Abbott

Comprising a considerable a part of residing biomass in the world, ants are fundamental to the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems. greater than 12,500 species were defined thus far, and it really is envisioned that maybe as many nonetheless look ahead to type.

Ant Ecology explores key ecological matters and new advancements in myrmecology throughout a number of scales. The ebook starts with an international point of view on species variety in time and house, and examines interactions on the neighborhood point earlier than describing the inhabitants ecology of those social bugs. the ultimate part covers the hot ecological phenomenon of invasive ants: how they flow around the globe, invade, impact ecosystems, and are controlled via people. each one bankruptcy hyperlinks ant ecology to broader ecological ideas, presents a succinct precis, and discusses destiny study instructions. useful facets of myrmecology, purposes of ant ecology, debates, and novel discoveries are highlighted in textual content bins in the course of the quantity. The e-book concludes with a synthesis of the present kingdom of the sphere and a glance at interesting destiny learn instructions. The wide reference checklist and whole thesaurus are precious for researchers, and people new to the field.

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