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Fourmis d'Europe Occidentale [Ants of Western Europe]

Field / Identification GuideIdentification Key

Series: Guide Delachaux (formerly Les Guides du Naturaliste)

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

415 pages, ~600 colour photos, colour illustrations, colour distribution maps

Delachaux et Niestle

Paperback | May 2016 | #230085 | ISBN-13: 9782603024300
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NHBS Price: £49.99 $64/€56 approx

About this book

Language: French

This field guide presents over 400 ant species of Western Europe: description, distribution, possible confusion species, habitat and biology. Never before has such a collection of work been published. This book forms a comprehensive introduction to the life and habits of ants. It provides an field identification key and a morphological identification of key to workers. Nearly 600 photos show these social insects close-up and in their habitat.
- Complete descriptions, accessible and original.
- An amazing iconography: nearly 600 photographs, some clipped for better readability.
- A field guide approach makes this a practical book.

Summary in French:
Ce guide de terrain présente plus de 400 espèces de fourmis d'Europe occidentale : description, répartition, confusions possibles, habitat et biologie. Jamais un tel travail de collecte n'avait été publié, sous quelque forme que ce soit. Une introduction complète initie à la vie et aux moeurs des fourmis. Elle fournit une clé d'identification de terrain et une clé d'identification morphologique des ouvrières. Près de 600 photos montrent ces insectes sociaux en gros plan et dans leur habitat.
- Des descriptions complètes, accessibles et originales.
- Une iconographie étonnante : près de 600 photographies, dont certaines détourées pour une meilleure lisibilité.
- Une approche "terrain" pour un ouvrage très pratique d'utilisation.

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