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Impact of Urbanization on Tri-Trophic Interactions in an Endemic Scrub Community

Author(s): S. E. Sumoski, A. J. Johncox, D. M. Althoff, K. A. Segraves

Year: 2009

Journal: Florida Entomologist
Volume: 92
Issue: 4
Pages: 582-587

Article Topic(s): Disturbance, Wildlife
Research Setting(s): Scrub, Urban

Species Referenced: Palafoxia feayi (Feay's palafox),

Abstract

Researches the effects of urbanization on a tri-trophic interaction in the Florida scrub community. The species involved in the tri-trophic interaction were Palafoxia feayi, a gallmaking midge, and the associated parasitoid wasps. Urbanization affected plant architecture but only had a minor effect on the gallmaking midge and parasitoid wasp.

Suggested Citation

S. E. Sumoski, A. J. Johncox, D. M. Althoff, and K. A. Segraves. "Impact of Urbanization on Tri-Trophic Interactions in an Endemic Scrub Community." Florida Entomologist 92.4 (2009): 582-587.

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ISSN: 0015-4040
DOI: 10.1653/024.092.0408
Last Updated: 2015-02-26
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