The social organization of honeybees by John Brand Free

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  • Honeybee -- Behavior.,
  • Insect societies.,
  • Insects -- Behavior.

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Bibliography: p. [68]

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StatementJohn B. Free.
SeriesThe Institute of Biology"s studies in biology ; no. 81, Institute of Biology"s studies in biology ;, no. 81.
LC ClassificationsQL568.A6 F56
The Physical Object
Pagination66, [2] p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4283780M
ISBN 10071312654X
LC Control Number78310241

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