Leaving home: predation and the dispersal of larvae from the maternal burrow of Bledius spectabilis, a subsocial intertidal beetle

@article{Wyatt1989LeavingHP,
  title={Leaving home: predation and the dispersal of larvae from the maternal burrow of Bledius spectabilis, a subsocial intertidal beetle},
  author={Tristram D. Wyatt and William A. Foster},
  journal={Animal Behaviour},
  year={1989},
  volume={38},
  pages={778-785}
}

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