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Lang Matl
Author H©·olldobler, Bert, 1936-

Title The superorganism : the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies / Bert H©·olldobler and Edward O. Wilson ; line drawings by Margaret C. Nelson

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, c2009


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  QL496    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  QL496    Available
Edition 1st ed
Description xxi, 522 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents 1. The construction of the superorganism -- 2. Genetic social evolution -- 3. Sociogenesis -- 4. The genetic evolution of decision rules -- 5. The division of labor -- 6. Communication -- 7. The rise of the ants -- 8. Ponerine ants : the great r
Summary The Pulitzer Prize-winning authors of Ants present a lavishly detailed account of the extraordinary lives of social insects that draws on more than two decades of research and offers insight into how bees, termites, and other insect societies th
Subject Insect societies
Added Author Wilson, Edward O
Added Title Super-organism : the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies
Beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies
ISBN 0393067041
9780393067040 (hardcover)