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Published by Edward Arnold in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ants.,
  • Insect societies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [178]-189.

Statement[by] John H. Sudd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL568.F7 S9
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 200 p.
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5573581M
LC Control Number67083544

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