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The Complex World of Ants by Vonnie D.C. Shields (ed.)

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The Complex World of Ants
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Publisher: InTech
ISBN-13: 9781789842685
Number of pages: 84

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Ants play important roles in natural ecosystems. These eusocial insects are omnivorous feeders and live in a wide variety of habitats. They belong to the order Hymenoptera, and family Formicidae. There are more than 8800 described species that occur throughout the world. They have large heads, segmented antennae, and powerful jaws and undergo complete metamorphosis.

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