Encyclopedia of Social Insects

Living Edition
| Editors: Christopher Starr


A comprehensive, multi-author treatise on the social insects of the world, with some auxiliary attention to such adjacent topics as subsocial insects and social arachnids. The work is to serve as a very convenient, yet authoritative reference work on the biology and systematics of social insects of the world.  

This is a project of the International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI), the worldwide organizing body for the scientific study of social insects.  

Editors and affiliations

  • Christopher Starr
    • 1
  1. 1.University of the West IndiesDepartment of Life Sciences University of the West IndiesSt AugustineTrinidad and Tobago

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-90306-4
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Number Of Entries 22