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Response of native parasitoids to a range-expanding host

Abstract:

1. As species shift their geographic distributions, new feeding interactions with natural enemies such as parasitoids, and resources such as host plants, may be established, and existing interactions may be severed. 2. The leaf mining moth Phyllonorycter leucographella (Zeller, 1850) (Lep.: Gracillariidae) first colonised the southern United Kingdom in the mid 1980s associated with its ancestral host plant Pyracantha coccinea M. Roem. (Rosaceae), which is widely cultivated in the U.K. The mot...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Journal:
ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY
Volume:
33
Issue:
4
Pages:
453-463
Publication date:
2008-08-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2311
ISSN:
0307-6946
URN:
uuid:236132ee-86ef-4976-ba8f-061d0ae25f36
Source identifiers:
210678
Local pid:
pubs:210678

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