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Insect assemblages attacking seeds and fruits in a rainforest in Thailand

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Insect seed predators are important agents of mortality for tropical trees, but little is known about the impact of these herbivores in rainforests. During 3 years at Khao Chong (KHC) in southern Thailand we reared 17,555 insects from 343.2 kg or 39,252 seeds/fruits representing 357 liana and tree species. A commented list of the 243 insect species identified is provided, with details about their host plants. We observed the following. (i) Approximately 43% of identified species can be consid...

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Published
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10.1111/ens.12346

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Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Entomological Science More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
2
Pages:
137-150
Publication date:
2019-02-26
Acceptance date:
2018-12-16
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EISSN:
1479-8298
ISSN:
1343-8786
Language:
English
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pubs:982376
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uuid:cab598c7-608c-4fdf-8cfa-997055ee4afc
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pubs:982376
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982376
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2019-07-04

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