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Distribution of Wolbachia among neotropical arthropods
Wolbachia are a group of cytoplasmically inherited bacteria that cause reproduction alterations in arthropods, including parthenogenesis, reproductive incompatibility and feminization of geneticExpand
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Wolbachia infection frequencies in insects: evidence of a global equilibrium?
Wolbachia are a group of cytoplasmically inherited bacteria that cause reproduction alterations in arthropods, including parthenogenesis, reproductive incompatibility, feminization of genetic malesExpand
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Climate and moisture variability in a tropical forest : long-term records from Barro Colorado Island, Panamá
Windsor, Donald M. Climate and Moisture Variability in a Tropical Forest: Long-term Records from Barro Colorado Island, Panama^ Smithsonian Contributions to the Earth Sciences, number 29, 145 pages,Expand
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The ecology of a tropical forest. Seasonal rhythms and long-term changes.
Barro Colorado Island is a 1500-ha. hill protruding 137 m above Gatun Lake. Its broad, flat top is underlain by dense basalt. From it radiate steep ridges and valleys cut into sedimentary rocksExpand
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The ecology and evolution of the New World non-pollinating fig wasp communities
Abstract. We present data on several previously undescribed species from six genera of New World non-pollinating fig wasps. We show that many of these species have a negative effect on theExpand
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The distribution of Wolbachia in fig wasps: correlations with host phylogeny, ecology and population structure
We surveyed for the presence and identity of Wolbachia in 44 species of chalcid wasps associated with 18 species of Panamanian figs. We used existing detailed knowledge of the population structuresExpand
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Mating frequency, colony size, polyethism and sex ratio in fungus-growing ants (Attini)
Abstract The mating frequency of queens was estimated for eight attine ant species, Myrmicocrypta ednaella, Apterostigma mayri, Cyphomyrmex costatus, C. rimosus (four lower attines), TrachymyrmexExpand
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Lutzomyia Sand Fly Diversity and Rates of Infection by Wolbachia and an Exotic Leishmania Species on Barro Colorado Island, Panama
Background Sand flies (Diptera, Psychodidae, Phlebotominae) in the genus Lutzomyia are the predominant vectors of the protozoan disease leishmaniasis in the New World. Within the watershed of theExpand
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The reproductive flight phenology of a neotropical ant assemblage
1. Alate flights reflect an ant colony's investment in sexual reproduction and dispersal yet little is known about community‐wide patterns of alate phenology. Two Malaise traps (for 2 years) and twoExpand
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