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Fourmis de France, de Belgique et du Luxembourg [The Ants of France, Belgium, and Luxembourg]

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

Series: Guide Delachaux (formerly Les Guides du Naturaliste)

By: Rumsaïs Blatrix(Author), Christophe Galkowski(Author), Claude Lebas(Author), Philippe Wegnez(Author)

288 pages, ~500 colour photos, colour distribution maps

Delachaux et Niestle

Hardback | May 2013 | #209057 | ISBN-13: 9782603018996
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NHBS Price: £39.99 $52/€45 approx

About this book

Language: French

This field guide discusses more than 200 ant species, and details 100 of them in great detail, covering descriptions, distribution, possible confusion species, habitat, and biology. Fourmis de France also gives tips for finding ant nests. An key to identify species in the field without having to use a hand lens is included, as well as a morphological identification key for workers. Almost 500 colour photos show these insects in close-up and in their natural habitat.

Summary in French:
Ce guide de terrain évoque plus de 200 espèces de fourmis et présente de manière très précise 100 d'entre elles – les plus familières et faciles à observer : description, répartition, confusions possibles, habitat, essaimage et biologie, mais aussi astuces pour découvrir les nids de fourmis! Une introduction complète initie à la vie et aux moeurs insoupsconnées et passionnantes des fourmis. Elle fournit une clé d'identification de terrain (sans loupe) et une clé d'indentification morphologique des ouvrières. Près de 500 photos montrent ces insectes sociaux en gros plan ainsi que dans leurs habitats.

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