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Neotropical Copestylum (Diptera, Syrphidae) breeding in Agavaceae and Cactaceae including seven new species
We studied 42 species of saprophagous, Neotropical Copestylum (Diptera, Syrphidae) reared from decaying Cactaceae and Agavaceae. Thirty-three species were reared during fieldwork in Bolivia, CostaExpand
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The Biodiversity and Conservation of Saproxylic Diptera In Scotland
Over a ten year period, 1988–1998, over 300 woodlands were visited throughout Scotland and 2061 records of saproxylic Diptera obtained. Of these 1574 were records of early stages; 258 species in 32Expand
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Time-resolved detection of the CF3 photofragment using chirped QCL radiation.
This paper demonstrates how a quantum cascade laser (QCL) in its intrapulse mode can provide a simple method for probing the products of a photolysis event. The system studied is the 266 nmExpand
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Linear cavity optical-feedback cavity-enhanced absorption spectroscopy with a quantum cascade laser.
A cw distributed feedback quantum cascade laser (DFB-QCL) coupled to a two-mirror linear optical cavity has been used to successfully demonstrate optical-feedback cavity-enhanced absorptionExpand
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Two novel flight-interception trap designs for low-cost forest insect surveys
This paper introduces two passive trap designs for the survey of flying Coleoptera and other insects which can be constructed on very low budgets at < £1 per trap. A trunk window trap and an aerialExpand
CHAPTER-I Magic Realism : The Historical and Conceptual Origin
Though not a very recent phenomenon, yet, magical realism is one of the most suitable narrative styles, mainly adopted by the post modem writers. Being an oxymoron, the term startles us at the firstExpand
Museum pests from pigeons nests
Gives an account of museum insect pests taken from the nests of feral pigeons on the Museum and Art Gallery building at Kelvingrove in Glasgow. Discusses the significance of the presence of theseExpand
Canadian writers at work : interviews
Canadian Writers at Work features ten interviews from "Canadian Fiction Magazine", a unique Canadian literary quarterly devoted solely to fiction. Margaret Atwood, Clarke Blaise, Mavis Gallant, JackExpand