Download e-book for iPad: Ant Ecology by Lori Lach,Catherine Parr,Kirsti Abbott

By Lori Lach,Catherine Parr,Kirsti Abbott

ISBN-10: 0199544638

ISBN-13: 9780199544639

ISBN-10: 0199592616

ISBN-13: 9780199592616

Comprising a considerable a part of dwelling biomass on the earth, ants are critical 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 watch for type.

Ant Ecology explores key ecological concerns and new advancements in myrmecology throughout a variety of scales. The ebook starts off with an international viewpoint on species variety in time and area, and examines interactions on the neighborhood 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, impact ecosystems, and are controlled by way of people. each one bankruptcy hyperlinks ant ecology to broader ecological rules, offers 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 containers in the course of the quantity. The e-book concludes with a synthesis of the present country of the sphere and a glance at intriguing destiny learn instructions. The broad reference record and entire thesaurus are priceless for researchers, and people new to the field.

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