Indirect effect on survivorship of caterpillars due to presence of invertebrate predators

@article{Stamp2004IndirectEO,
  title={Indirect effect on survivorship of caterpillars due to presence of invertebrate predators},
  author={N. Stamp and M. Bowers},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={2004},
  volume={88},
  pages={325-330}
}
SummaryAn indirect effects is defined here as a reduction in prey survivorship as a consequence of a reduction in growth rate of prey due to the presence of a predator that alters prey behavior. A method for partitioning the direct and indirect effects of predators on prey survivorship indicated that predatory wasps (Polistes sp.:. Vespidae) had both direct and indirect negative effects on survivorship of buckmoth caterpillars (Hemileuca lucina: Saturniidae). In a field experiment, the direct… Expand
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