A pointer to a new hallucinogen of insect origin.

@article{Britton1984APT,
  title={A pointer to a new hallucinogen of insect origin.},
  author={Everard B. Britton},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={1984},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={
          331-3
        }
}
  • E. B. Britton
  • Published 1 December 1984
  • Biology
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