Journal of Ethology

, Volume 10, Issue 2, pp 147–148 | Cite as

Feeding by soldiers of the bamboo aphidPseudoregma koshunensis (Homoptera: Aphididae)

  • Norio Arakaki
Short Communications


Animal Ecology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Norio Arakaki
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  1. 1.Okinawa Prefectural Agricultural Experiment StationOkinawaJapan

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