Livres sur les Formicidae / Books on Formicidae

 

Pour débuter et s'émerveiller... / To start and marvel...


Les explorations et les voyages des fourmis, V. Cornetz, 1917. 190 pages.

La vie des fourmis, M. Maeterlinck, 1952 (réédition). 156 pages
Personnellement, je déconseille, les références bibliques et l’anthropomorphisme m’ont découragé. Par contre intéressant pour l’aspect historique. D’une autre époque, sans doute...

Le peuple des fourmis, de F. Ramade, 1965. 125 pages
Concis mais très riche en informations. Même approche que le Chauvin ou le Raignier, mais dans un format plus petit ("Que sais-je ?"). Très intéressant. Systématique un peu dépassée toutefois.

Les fourmis des bois, D. Chérix, 1986. 64 pages

Le monde des fourmis, R. Chauvin, réédition 1994. 285 pages.
Livre très agréable à lire, informations parfois un peu dépassées.

Voyage chez les fourmis, B. Hölldobler et E. O. Wilson, 1994. 247 pages.
Magnifique livre, écrit par deux très très grand myrmécologues, facile d’accès, plein d’humour et de références personnelles. Qualité de l’information et des photos irréprochables.

The earth dwellers, adventures in the land of ants, E. Hoyt, 1996. 320 pages

Attaville, J.C. Carrière, 1998. 185 pages
Tiré à partir du film, très belles photos.

Les fourmis des bois, une vie en société entre ténèbres et lumière, B. Corbarra, 2003. 144 pages.

Des hommes et des fourmis, C. Sleigh, 2003 (édition française 2005). 216 pages.

Fourmis des bois du Parc jurassien vaudois, D. Cherix, A. Freitag et A. Maede, 2006. 120 pages. (Book review by Passera)

 

La véritable histoire des fourmis, L. Passera, 2006. 310 pages.

 

La vie des fourmis, L. Keller et E. Gordon, 2006. 303 pages. (Book review by Buschinger)

 

Le monde extraordinaire des fourmis, L. Passera, 2008. 236 pages. (Book review by Cherix)

 



Pour approfondir... / To deepen...



Ants, J. Huxley, 1930. 120 pages

Mosaics and other anomalies among ants, W.M. Wheeler, 1937. 95 pages

The association of ants with aphids and coccids, G.E.J. Nixon, 1951. 36 pages

Vie et mœurs des fourmis, A. Raignier, 1952. 223 pages

Ants their structure development and behavior, W.M. Wheeler, 1960. 663 pages

The study of ants, S.H. Skaife, 1962.

Army ants: a study in social organization, T.C. Schneirla, 1971. 349 pages

Gardening ants. the Attine, N.A. Weber, 1972. 146p

Production ecology of ants and termites, M.V. Brian, 1978. 426 pages

The social biology of ants, K. Dumpert, 1981. 298 pages

Ant-plant interactions in Australia. A. Beattie. 1982. 162 pages.

Les fourmis et les plantes: un exemple de coévolution, P. Jolivet, 1984. 254 pages

The evolutionary ecology of ant-plant mutualisms, A. J. Beattie, 1985. 182 pages

Fire ants and leaf-cutting ants: biology and management, C.S. Lofgren and R.K. Vander Meer, 1986. 247 pages

L’organisation sociale des fourmis, L. Passera, 1986. 360 pages

The behavioural ecology of ants, J.H. Sudd, 1987. 200 pages

Advances in myrmecology, J.C. Trager, 1988, 551 pages

Applied myrmecology: a world perspective, R.K. Vander Meer, 1990. 741 pages

The ants, B. Hölldobler et E. O. Wilson, 1990. 746 pages

Ant-plant interactions. C.R. Huxley et D.F. Cutler, 1991. 601 pages.

La fourmi et le sociobiologiste, P. Jaisson, 1993. 276 pages. (Book review by Passera)

Social evolution in ants, A. Bourke, 1995. 529 pages.

Army ants: the biology of social predation, W.H. Gotwald, 1995. 302 pages. (Book review by Franks)

Ants, G.J. Skinner et G.W. Allen, 1996. 83 pages.

The world of the harvester ants, S.W. Taber, 1998. 213 pages.
Sur les genres Ephebomyrmex et Pogonomyrmex.

Ants: standard methods for measuring and monitoring biodiversity, D. Agosti et al., 2000. 280 pages.

Ants at work: how an insect society is organized, D.M. Gordon, 2000. 182 pages.

Fire ants, S.W. Taber, 2000. 308 pages.

Exotic ants: biology, impact, and control of introduced species, D.F. Williams, 2000. 332 pages

Seed dispersal by ants in a deciduous forest ecosystem: mechanisms, strategies, adaptations, E. Gorb and S. Gorb, 2003. 248 pages. (Book review by Schlick-Steiner)

Herbivory of leaf-cutting ants: a case study on Atta Colombica in the tropical rainforest of Panama, R. Wirth, 2003. 230 pages. (Book review by Hughes)

Introducción a las hormigas de la región neotropical, F. Fernández, 2003. 398 pages.

Carpenter ants of the United States and Canada, L.D. Hansen and J.H. Klotz, 2005. 224 pages.

Die roten waldameisen, 3. überarbeitete und erweiterte auflage, D. Otto, 2005. 192 pages. (Book review by Buschinger)

Les fourmis: comportement, organisation sociale et évolution, L. Passera et S. Aron, 2005. 480 pages. (Book review by Cherix)

The fire ants, W. Tschinkel, 2006. 744 pages. (Book review by Gordon)

On a trail with ants: a handbook of the ants of the peninsular India, A. Narendra et S. Kumar, 2006. 208 pages. (Book review by Fellowes), book's presentation by one of the author

The ecology and evolution of ant-plant interactions, V. Rico-Gray et P.S. Oliveira, 2007. 320 pages. (Book review by Heil)

Die ameisen mittel- und nordeuropas, B. Seifert, 2007. 368 pages. (Book review by Dauber)

Mutualism: ants and their insect partners, B. Stadler et T. Dixon, 2008. 248 pages.

Urban ants of North America and Europe, J. Klotz, L. Hansen, R. Pospischil et M. Rust, 2008. 216 pages.

The Superorganism: the beauty, elegance, and strangeness of insect societies, B. Hölldobler et E. O. Wilson, 2008. 576 pages. (Book review by Seal)



Sur les insectes sociaux / On social insects

 


L'intelligence des bêtes, V. Rendu, 1863. 324 pages.
Divisé en trois parties: Les guêpes, les abeilles et les fourmis.

Insect societies, E.O Wilson, 1971. 548 pages.

Caste and ecology in the social insects, G. F. Oster et E. O. Wilson, 1978.
372 pages.

Social insects Vol 1-4, H.R. Hermann, 1979-1982.

The biology of social insects, M.D. Breed, C.D. Michener et H.E. Evans, 1982

Social insects: ecological and behavioural biology, M.V. Brian, 1983.

Defensive mechanisms in social insects, H.R. Hermann, 1984.

Caste differentiation in social insects, J.A.L. Watson, 1985.

From individual to collective behavior in social insects, J.L. Deneubourg, 1987.

Inter individual behavioural variability in social insects, R.L. Jeanne, 1988.

Social insects: an evolutionary approach to castes and reproduction, W. Engels, 1990.

Social insects, B. Rensch, A. Buschinger et W. Engels. 1990

Biology and evolution of social insects, J. Billen, 1992. 398 pages.

Queen number and sociality in insects, L. Keller, 1993. 452 pages.

Evolution of social insects colonies, R.H. Crozier et P. Pamilo. 1996

Pheromone communication in social insects: ants, wasps, bees and termites, R.K. Vander Meer, 1997.

Parasites in social insects, P. Schmid Hempel, 1998. 392 pages.

Information processing in social insects, J.M. Pasteels, C. Detrain, J.L. Deneubourg, 1999.

Termites: evolution, sociality, symbioses, ecology, D.E. Bigness, 2000.

The other insect societies, J. Costa, 2006. 812 pages.

Organization of insect societies: from genome to sociocomplexity, J. Gadau, E.O. Wilson, J. Fewell, 2009. 640 pages.



Livre de théorie en biologie et traitant en partie des fourmis /

Books on biological theory in part on ants


The evolution of social behaviour in insects and arachnids, J.C. Choe, 1997.

Auto organisation et comportement, G. Theraulaz et F. Spitz, 1997.

Interrelationship between insects and plants P. Jolivet, 1998. 336 pages.

Les sociétés animales, S. Aron et L. Passera, 2000. 336 pages.
Livre ne traitant pas exclusivement des fourmis.

Self-organization in biological systems, S. Camazine, J.L. Deneubourg, N.R. Franks, J. Sneyd, G. Theraulaz, E. Bonabeau, 2001. 538 pages.

Animal intelligence. From individual to social cognition, Z. Reznikova, 2007. 472 pages. (Book review by Bugnyar)

Ants as friends: Improving your tree crops with weaver ants (2nd edition), P. Van Mele and N.T.T. Cuc, 2007. 72 pages. (Book review by Majer)

The ecology of social evolution, J. Korb and J. Heinze, 2008. 266 pages. (Book review by Bourke)

Sociobiology of communication: an interdisciplinary perspective, P. D'ettorre and D.P. Hugues, 2008. 320 pages. (Book review by Dornhaus)

Organization of Insect Societies: from genome to sociocomplexity, J. Gadau and J. Fewell, 2009. 640 pages.

 


Sur la Taxonomie / On Taxonomy

Les fourmis de la Suisse, A. Forel, 1874. 475 pages.

The Ants of North America, W.S. Creighton, 1950. 585 pages. (Review by Brown)

Les fourmis d'Europe Occidentale et Septentrionale, F. Bernard, 1968. 418 pages.

The identification and distribution of New world army ants : Dorylinae: Formicidae, Julian FII Watkins, 1976. 112 pages
Sur les fourmis legionnaires.

Identification guide to the ant genera of the world, B. Bolton, 1994. 232 pages.
Tous les genres y sont references. Photos excellentes. (Review by Schultz)

A bibliography of ant systematics, P. Ward, 1996. 417 pages.

A new general catalogue of the ants of the world, B. Bolton, 2002. 512 pages.

Synopsis and classification of Formicidae, B. Bolton. 2003. 370 pages.
Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 71
. (Review by Agosti)

Pheidole in the New world : a dominant, hyperdiverse ant genus, E.O. Wilson, 2003. 794 pages.

Bolton's catalogue of ants of the world: 1758-2005, B. Bolton, G. Alpert, P.S. Ward and P. Naskrecki, 2006. CD. (Review by Shattuck)

Ants of North America: a guide to the genera, B.L. Fischer et S. D. Cover, 2007. 216 pages.(Book review by Deyrup and Ward)

 


Special publication on ants

 

Advances in myrmecology. J.C. Trager, 1988. 551 pages. Brill Academic Publishers.

Ameisen (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). 1. Fassung 2002. Eine rote liste der in Niederösterreich gefährdeten arten, B.C. Schlick-Steiner, F.M. Steiner, and S. Schödl, 2003. (Book review by Cherix)

Advances in ant systematics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): homage to E. O. Wilson – 50 years of contributions, R.R.Snelling, B.L. Fischer and P.S. Ward, 2007. 690 pages. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 80. (Book review by Wild)

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

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