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  • noun Plural form of myrmecologist.


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  • But The Fire Ants is not your average scientific tome, for Tschinkel has a way with words that most myrmecologists biologists who specialize in ants, but we bet you knew that and indeed most scientists lack.

    The fire ants are coming 2006

  • The universal zoologist no longer exists, and we have instead ornithologists and entomologists; and indeed the last become further subdivided into lepidopterists, coleopterists, myrmecologists.

    Political Parties; a Sociological Study of the Oligarchical Tendencies of Modern Democracy 1916

  • E.O. Wilson and Bert Holldobler are the leading myrmecologists and authors of the book, what's new online! 2010

  • Generations of myrmecologists placed such weight on the segmentation of the worker petiole that the subfamilies Dolichoderinae and Formicinae were considered to be sister taxa, as both share the derived ancestral state of a single constricted segment (most other ants have two constrictions, or a constriction and a half). News 2009

  • Cesario also history professor from Paris, who has written a number of essays about the war in Algeria. learning that ants are either communists or bioterrorists: "As Keller's fellow myrmecologists (ant specialists) EO Wilson and Bert Hölldobler have memorably pointed out," it would appear that socialism really works under some circumstances. 2009

  • Finally, we'll be visiting an ant lab at the Ciudad Universitaria in Buenos Aires, getting some pointers from local myrmecologists on conducting field work in their country as well as helping them out with a few specimen identifications.

    Myrmecos Blog 2009

  • At the moment, myrmecologists hold conflicting views on which scenario they prefer. News 2009

  • Brady et al (2006) indicated that the Leptanilline arrangement might be an artifact of the data, leaving myrmecologists feeling a bit like we were back where we started. News 2008


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