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By Lori Lach,Catherine Parr,Kirsti Abbott

Comprising a considerable a part of residing biomass in the world, ants are imperative to the functioning of terrestrial ecosystems. greater than 12,500 species were defined to this point, and it truly is envisioned that maybe as many nonetheless anticipate class.

Ant Ecology explores key ecological concerns and new advancements in myrmecology throughout a number of scales. The publication starts off with an international point of view on species range in time and area, and examines interactions on the group point prior to describing the inhabitants ecology of those social bugs. the ultimate part covers the hot ecological phenomenon of invasive ants: how they stream around the globe, invade, have an effect on ecosystems, and are controlled via people. each one bankruptcy hyperlinks ant ecology to broader ecological rules, presents a succinct precis, and discusses destiny learn instructions. sensible points of myrmecology, purposes of ant ecology, debates, and novel discoveries are highlighted in textual content bins through the quantity. The booklet concludes with a synthesis of the present country of the sphere and a glance at interesting destiny learn instructions. The vast reference record and entire word list are valuable for researchers, and people new to the field.

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