The olfaction in Proteus anguinus: a behavioural and cytological study

@article{Dumas1998TheOI,
  title={The olfaction in Proteus anguinus: a behavioural and cytological study},
  author={Paul Dumas and B. Chris},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
  year={1998},
  volume={43},
  pages={107-113}
}
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