Insect parasitoids

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  • Parasitic insects.

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Statementedited by Jeff Waage and David Greathead.
SeriesSymposia of the Royal Entomological Society of London -- no. 13
ContributionsWaage, Jeff., Greathead, David.
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LC ClassificationsQL461 .I58
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Paginationxvii, 389 p. :
Number of Pages389
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Open LibraryOL19798189M
ISBN 100127289003

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