The Ants - Chapter 20 Collecting, Culturing, Observing Summary & Analysis

Bert Hölldobler
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Chapter 20 Collecting, Culturing, Observing Summary

"This chapter provides a primer of simple techniques for studying ants for students and for a wide variety of field researchers..." (p. 630). Methods for collecting ants are enumerated and summarized. Specimen preparation for museum work is considered. Methods used to culture ants are enumerated and summarized. Included is a synthetic diet usable to mass-culture various ant species. Notes on how to transport colonies are given. Methods for breeding new colonies are given.

Chapter 20 Collecting, Culturing, Observing Analysis

This concise chapter condenses decades of first-hand experience into several "big-picture" topics, which are presented as primers. The advice offered is basic, but beyond reproach. The synthetic diet includes contents and preparation methods, and is particularly useful for laboratory studies.

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