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The ants

Author: Wilhelm Goetsch
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1957.
Series: Ann Arbor science paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Excerpt from The Ants: From time immemorial, ant communities have aroused interest and admiration. Herodotus reports that ants dragged grains of gold from deep in the earth (and Solo mon says in his Proverbs. Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways and be wise. Which having no gurde, overseer or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Goetsch, Wilhelm, b. 1887.
Ants.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 1957
(OCoLC)762004973
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilhelm Goetsch
ISBN: 0472050028 9780472050024
OCLC Number: 13933748
Notes: Translation of Die Staaten der Ameisen.
Includes index.
Description: 173 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Ant's body --
Eggs, larvae, and pupae --
Castes and classes --
Colony is founded-marriage flight --
Aliens and enemies --
Warfare and hunting --
Food and shelter --
Wood ants --
Meadow ants --
Desert ants --
Granaries and fungus gardens --
Aphid tenders and honey ants --
Way out and back --
Recognition and communication --
Alert signals --
Trail making --
Body form and division of labor --
Mental faculties --
Origin of the soldiers --
Sex --
Body form and heredity --
Seasonal rhythm --
Termites ("White ants") --
Suggested readings.
Series Title: Ann Arbor science paperbacks.
Responsibility: by Wilhelm Goetsch ; translated by Ralph Manheim.

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Excerpt from The Ants: From time immemorial, ant communities have aroused interest and admiration. Herodotus reports that ants dragged grains of gold from deep in the earth (and Solo mon says in his Proverbs. Go to the ant, thou sluggard, consider her ways and be wise. Which having no gurde, overseer or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest.

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