[Spatial distribution of fig wasps in syconia of two monoecious Ficus sp].

@article{Wang2012SpatialDO,
  title={[Spatial distribution of fig wasps in syconia of two monoecious Ficus sp].},
  author={Zhen-Ji Wang and Guo-Chang Li and Yanqiong Peng and Da‐Rong Yang},
  journal={Dong wu xue yan jiu = Zoological research},
  year={2012},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={
          182-6
        }
}
In addition to pollinator fig wasps, there are several non-pollinating fig wasps associated with monoecious Ficus sp. In order to understand how pollinator fig wasps and non-pollinating fig wasps are distributed across the same syconium, the spatial distribution of fig wasps associated with Ficus altissima and F. benjamina were compared using the pedicle lengths of galls containing each species. The results indicate that in Ficus altissima, the average pedicel length of galls containing… 
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