Costa, James

WCU

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An examination of the differential production of silk by juvenile male and female Aposthonia ceylonica (Enderlein, 1912) (Embiidina: Oligotomidae) 2012 786 Members of the elusive insect order Embiidina are known for their prolific use of silk, and are unusual among insects in that silk is produced by both sexes and all life stages. However, the relative costs of silk spinning might vary considerably ...
Effects of myrmecochore species abundance, diversity, and fruiting phenology on Aphaenogaster (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) nesting and foraging in southern Appalachian rich cove forests 2014 128 In forests of the southern Appalachians, myrmecochory, or ant-mediated seed dispersal, is a diffuse mutualism between more than 42 species of plants and ants of the genus Aphaenogaster. Myrmecochores produce lipid-rich appendages on their seeds calle...