Chapter 26. Sampling of Different Social Categories of Red Wood Ants (Formica s. str.) for Biomonitoring

  1. Prof. Dr. Bernd Markert
  1. Vambola Maavara,
  2. Ants-Johannes Martin,
  3. Ahto Oja and
  4. Pekka Nuorteva

Published Online: 27 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527615872.ch26

Environmental Sampling for Trace Analysis

Environmental Sampling for Trace Analysis

How to Cite

Maavara, V., Martin, A.-J., Oja, A. and Nuorteva, P. (1994) Sampling of Different Social Categories of Red Wood Ants (Formica s. str.) for Biomonitoring, in Environmental Sampling for Trace Analysis (ed B. Markert), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527615872.ch26

Editor Information

  1. Internationales Hochschulinstitut Zittau, Markt 23, D-02763 Zittau

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 28 JUL 1994

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527300518

Online ISBN: 9783527615872

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Keywords:

  • sampling of red wood ants;
  • biomonitoring;
  • pollutant accumulation;
  • social categories of red wood ants;
  • structure of nests

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Role of Ants in Nature

  • Pollutant Accumulation in Ants

  • Definition of the Red Wood Ants

  • Structure of the Nests and Territories

  • Social Structure of Ant Colonies

  • Sampling

  • Feeding Experiments

  • Description of some Pilot Studies already Performed

  • References