HOST‐FEEDING STRATEGIES IN HYMENOPTERAN PARASITOIDS

@article{Jervis1986HOSTFEEDINGSI,
  title={HOST‐FEEDING STRATEGIES IN HYMENOPTERAN PARASITOIDS},
  author={Mark A. Jervis and Neil A. C. Kidd},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={1986},
  volume={61}
}

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