THE EVOLUTION OF INTRASPECIFIC DIVERSITY IN MALE REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGIES IN SOME BEES AND WASPS

@inproceedings{Alcock1979THEEO,
  title={THE EVOLUTION OF INTRASPECIFIC DIVERSITY IN MALE REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGIES IN SOME BEES AND WASPS},
  author={John Alcock},
  year={1979}
}
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