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Journal of Ethology

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 63–66 | Cite as

The occurrence of multiple mating in a wild population of the ladybird beetleHarmonia axyridisPallas (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)

  • Naoya Osawa
Short Communication

Keywords

Wild Population Animal Ecology Multiple Mating 
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© Japan Ethological Society 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Naoya Osawa
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Entomology, Faculty of AgricultureKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan

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