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Myrmecology; Ant communities


An ant colony collection-maintenance unit is described and various adaptations of it are described and illustrated. These adaptations may be used to study food preference, interspecific fighting, or predation. Methods of feeding and watering colonies and examination of individual ants are also included as well as maze constructions and colony-recognition devices that may be attached. Only techniques for observation of ant behavior are presented; experimental results are omitted.

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