The Complex World of Ants
by Vonnie D.C. Shields (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2018
Number of pages: 84
Ants play important roles in natural ecosystems. These eusocial insects are omnivorous feeders and live in a wide variety of habitats. They belong to the order Hymenoptera, and family Formicidae. There are more than 8800 described species that occur throughout the world. They have large heads, segmented antennae, and powerful jaws and undergo complete metamorphosis.
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by D. Fairchild, M.H. Fairchild - National Geographic Society
The pictures in this book are portraits of creatures which are as much the real inhabitants of the world as we are, and have all the rights that we have. Because their own struggle for existence so often crosses ours, many of them are our enemies.
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