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Foibles of insects and men

Author
Wheeler, William Morton, 1865-1937.
Title
Foibles of insects and men, by William Morton Wheeler ...
Format
Book
Published
New York, A.A. Knopf, 1928.
Description
xxvi, 217, xi, [1] p. illus. 25 cm.
Notes
"Literature" at end of some of the chapters.
Contents
  • Introduction.
  • The physiognomy of insects.
  • Insect parasitism and its peculiarities.
  • A solitary wasp (Aphilanthops frigidus F. Smith) that provisions its nest with queen ants.
  • A study of the guest ant Leptothorax emersoni.
  • The ant colony as an organism.
  • The kelep ant and the courtship of the mimic, Cardiacephala myrmex.
  • The organization of research.
  • The dry-rot of our academic biology.
  • The termitodoxa, or biology, and society.
Subject headings
Insects.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Auxiliary Library Facility
Call Number
QL463 .W5
Location
Checked out Due: 08-10-2019