Chemical camouflage of the death's head hawkmoth (Acherontia atropos L.) in honeybee colonies

@article{Moritz2005ChemicalCO,
  title={Chemical camouflage of the death's head hawkmoth (Acherontia atropos L.) in honeybee colonies},
  author={Robin F. A. Moritz and Wolfgang H. Kirchner and Robin M Crewe},
  journal={Naturwissenschaften},
  year={2005},
  volume={78},
  pages={179-182}
}
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