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Ant-mealybug interaction decreases reproductive fitness of Schomburgkia tibicinis (Orchidaceae) in Mexico

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 July 2009

Victor Rico-Gray
Affiliation:
INIREB, AP 63, Xalapa, Veracruz, 91000, Mexico
Leonard B. Thien
Affiliation:
Biology Department, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, 70118, USA

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