American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The branch of entomology that deals with ants.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That branch of entomology which treats of ants.
- n. zoology The study of ants.
- From Ancient Greek myrmeco- (“ant”) + -logy (“study (of)”). (Wiktionary)
“To me, an even bigger surprise than this is that field biology field myrmecology to be precise is also opening up to the browser-bound mouse potatoes of the world.”
“These are observations and anecdotes not about the ants, but about the scientists who study them, about the personal experience of myrmecology.”
“Wilson for his part was strong on myrmecology, on biogeography, and on speciation theory.”
“NSF is the primary source of support in this country for basic science, including myrmecology.”
“Without a solid understanding of male characters and male variation, it's all too easy to misplace male specimens. myrmecology | 3 Comments”
“And if you kill a few million ants this winter, it's OK with Philip Ward, a University of California, Davis, professor who specializes in myrmecology, or ant biology.”
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