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Molecular diagnostics of economically important Wireworm species (Coleoptera: Elateridae) in midwestern United States
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Wireworms are a common soil-dwelling pest of corn (Zea mays L.) in the Midwestern United States. Wireworms are a problematic group to control and study due to the difficulty involved in identification. The objectives of ...
The semiaquatic heteroptera (Gerromorpha) of Thailand : faunistics, biogeography and phylogeography
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Semiaquatic heteropterans (Gerromorpha) were collected from mountain streams and waterfalls and lowland ponds adjacent to the mountains were collected from 2002 to 2006. One hundred fifty-eight species representing 31 ...
Biodiversity of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in restored grasslands of different ages
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Grasslands are an endangered ecosystem. Unfortunately, few studies monitoring the health of these grasslands have included arthropods, thus leaving out a vital biodiversity component. Ants have been proven to be reliable ...