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On the Origin of Slavery and Parasitism in Ants

Nature volume 85, pages 351352 (12 January 1911) | Download Citation



TWO interesting papers on the origin of slavery and parasitism in ants, by Henri Pieron, Maître de Conférénces a l'Ecole pratique des Hautes-Etudes, have appeared recently in the Revue générale des Sciences (September 15 and 30, 1910), and the main points are summarised below. The papers are conveniently divided into sections, and are rendered more valuable by full references being given for all the statements referred to.

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