Master of the Killer Ants

Links & Books

The American Museum of Natural History hosts this searchable database of ant species around the world.

On this Web site from the California Academy of Sciences, read field guides, search for ant images, and download a Google Earth plug-in to explore geographically linked information on various ant species.
Browse hundreds of high-resolution images of ant species, download wallpaper for your computer desktop, and more.

The Iowa State University's Entomology Department offers fact sheets and photographs for identifying ants and other insects in North America.

E. O. Wilson: Ants and Ecosystems
On the companion Web site to the PBS series Evolution, hear an audio excerpt of an interview with ant expert and naturalist E. O. Wilson.


The Ants
by Bert Hölldobler and E. O. Wilson. Belknap Press, 1990.

Ants At Work: How An Insect Society Is Organized
by Deborah Gordon. Free Press, 1999.

The Insects: An Outline of Entomology
by P. J. Gullan and P. S. Cranston. Blackwell Publishing Limited, 2004.

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