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Individual Ants Specialize On Particular Aphid Herds (Hymenoptera, Formicidae homoptera, Aphididae)

@inproceedings{Ebbers1980IndividualAS,
  title={Individual Ants Specialize On Particular Aphid Herds (Hymenoptera, Formicidae homoptera, Aphididae)},
  author={Bert C. Ebbers and Edward Morley Barrows},
  year={1980}
}

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Individual ants specialize on particular aphid herds (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Homoptera: Aphididae

  • 1980