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Ants and some other insects

an inquiry into the psychic powers of these animals, with an appendix on the peculiarities of their olfactory sense

by Auguste Forel

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Published by The Open Court Publishing Company; [etc., etc.] in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects -- Biology.,
  • Psychology, Comparative.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDr. by August Forel ... Tr. from the German by Prof. William Morton Wheeler ...
    ContributionsWheeler, William Morton, 1865-1937.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL569 .F71
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. L., 49 p.
    Number of Pages49
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23278291M
    LC Control Number04021575
    OCLC/WorldCa3720978

    The fossil record shows that they have not evolved from other insects; ants have always been ants. (Learn more about Creation/Evolution) Ants love heat; so we find the greatest numbers in types in the tropics. They come in various colors—red, black, brown, red-and-black, or yellow. Some ants squirt a stinky fluid at their enemies. Full text of "Ants and some other insects; an inquiry into the psychic powers of these animals" See other formats m ii Ji co- Si D m CD Jl (An Inquiry into The Psychic Powers of these Animals With an Appendix on The Peculiarities of Their Olfactory Sense By Dr. August For el Late Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Zurich Translated from the German By Prof. William Morton Wheeler.

    Insects also are the most highly developed class of invertebrate animals, with the exception of some mollusks. Insects such as the bees, ants, and termites have elaborate social structures in which the various forms of activity necessary for the feeding, shelter, and reproduction of the colony are divided among individuals especially adapted. i. Some insects look like miniature adults when born from eggs and they molt to grow (examples: grasshopper, cricket). ii. Some insects go through distinct stages of egg, larva, pupa, adult (butterflies, ants). d. Social Insects i. Most insects live solitary lives, but some are social (such as ants, honeybees, termites, and wasps) Size: KB.

      There are plenty of miniscule insects. Probably the big one to mention are spring-tails. These little guys are everywhere, and they make up a huge source of prey for the microscopic predators out there. They can use their tails to jump great dista. Some ant species are predatory, killing and eating other insects—including other species of ants—and even small animals. Some ants are, like vultures and hyenas, carrion-eaters: They prefer dead or decaying sources of protein. And some ants might even be called agriculturalists. The leaf cutter ant actually cultivates a fungus by creating.


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Ants and Other Social Insects: Book Author, Cecilia Venn (World Book's Animals of the World)Author: Cecilia Venn. For other uses, see Ant (disambiguation). Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera.

Ants evolved from wasp-like ancestors in the Cretaceous period, about million years ago, and Class: Insecta. ANTS AND SOME OTHER INSECTS. When discussing the ant-mind, we must consider that these small animals, on the one hand, differ very widely from ourselves in organisation, but on the other hand, have come, through so-called convergence, to possess in the form of a social commonwealth a peculiar relationship to us.

My subject, however, requires the discussion of so many complicated questions that. Moving With the Ants. Here is a group-time activity to get everyone up and moving. As children observe the ants and other insects, they will notice that some slither, some crawl, some jump, and so on.

The question may arise: How do ants and other insects move. Make an experience chart of children's suggestions and then try them out. Readers will find many practical suggestions on how to control both structural and landscape pests.

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There are several characteristics that make ants different from other insects which you may see in your home, but one of the most fascinating characteristics of these creatures is the amazing strength they possess.

For their size, ants are some of [ ]Author: Russc. Ants, Bees, And Other Social Insects (World Discovery Science Readers). book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Explores the world 3/5. Ants farm fungus, shepherd aphids, construct underground networks and arboreal empires, harvest seeds, enslave and parasitise each other, travel as nomads or fortify defenses with their own bodies.

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Boasting a sensory system of 2 million antennae, this colony of Army Ants are a formidable proposition for anything alive which may cross their path.

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Forel, Auguste, Wheeler, William Morton, Type. Book. Material. Get this from a library. Ants and other social insects. [Cecilia Venn; World Book, Inc.] -- Questions and answers explore the world of social insects, with an emphasis on ants. - Ants, Bees, and Other Social Insects by Hirchmann, Kris.

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Insects can eat each other. Even some plants eat insects. 24 25 People eat insects too. Insects have “Leafcutter ants” by Geoff Gallice (Wikimedia | BY), 1.

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[Auguste Forel; William Morton Wheeler]. Ants are common insects, but they have some unique capabilities. More t known ant species occur around the world. They are especially prevalent in tropical forests, where they may be up. I can not speak for other insects at length but I can speak for the cockroach, which was a major part of my early research interests.

The thought process dominance list is Thirst > Hunger > Sex with a general over-riding tendency to move toward.Younger students may enjoy pretending they are ants and making their own trails, using yarn, string, or pieces of paper to mark the trail for other "ants" to follow.

Student interest might lead to a more in-depth study of pheromones -chemicals which are used to help ants (and other insects) communicate.Some other Interesting Facts are: All the ants in the world will weigh the same as all the humans in the world or more; Standing upside down, some of the ants can support an extra % of their weight; Among ant colonies, the largest reported in excess of a Kilometers wide area; Among insects, ants have the longest life span (30 years).