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it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating Details ·  1 Rating  ·  1 Review
Information on the biology of ants and various techniques for studying ants is included. An extensive chapter on ant identification forms the bulk of this handbook with keys to worker ants, queen ants and male ants accompanied by colour and b/w plates. A quick-check field key is also included for use in the field. 978-1-907807-60-2 is a 2013 reprint of the paperback first ...more
Unknown Binding, 84 pages
Published July 31st 1996 by Richmond Publishing Ltd (first published January 1st 1996)
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Aug 18, 2012 Niall rated it it was amazing
I wanted a book that would enable me to separate the British Formicidae, in order to make ecological observations, and this is exactly what I got. Its use as a field guide is probably limited, although you should be able to distinguish some larger species (such as Formicinae) in the field using a good hand lens. For most, the authors recommend a low-power dissecting microscope.

The book includes good illustrated keys for workers and both male and female reproductives, with a glossary to start th
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