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

HoÌlldobler, Bert, 1936- (Author). Wilson, Edward O. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library QL 496 .H65 2009 30537438 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780393067040 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0393067041 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xxi, 522 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The construction of a superorganism -- Genetic social evolution -- Sociogenesis -- The genetic evolution of decision rules -- The division of labor -- Communication -- The rise of the ants -- Ponerine ants : the great radiation -- The attine leafcutters : the ultimate superorganisms -- Nest architecture and house hunting.
Summary, etc.:
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 thrive in systems of altruistic cooperation, complex communication, and labor division.
Subject: Insect societies.
Insecten.
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