Table of Contents
   Classification and origins
   The colony life cycle
   Altruism and the origin of the worker caste
   Colony odor and kin recognition
   Queen numbers and domination
   Caste and division of labor
   Social homeostasis and flexibility
   Foraging and territorial strategies
   The organization of species communities
   Symbioses among ant species
   Symbioses with other animals
   Interaction with plants
   The specialized predators
   The army ants
   The fungus growers
   The harvesters
   The weaver ants
   Collecting and culturing ants