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Numbering greater than 9 thousand defined species, ants rank one of the such a lot plentiful and common of insect groups—the collective weight of ants in tropical forests and grasslands may well represent up to 10 to fifteen percentage of the animal biomass. Written via thirty major ant biologists, this entire booklet describes approaches for surveying the variety of ground-dwelling ants. It introduces a standardized protocol for amassing ant samples in any a part of the realm and for accomplishing repeated sampling through the years, which permits researchers to research international and long term styles. masking points of ant ecology and taxonomy, species identity, specimen education, and assets of sampling gear, this publication offers the mandatory origin for readers from quite a lot of backgrounds.

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