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The role of host seed size in mediating a latitudinal body size cline in an introduced bruchid beetle in Japan
Author(s): S. Sadakiyo, M. Ishihara
Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Laboratory
Species Referenced: Amorpha fruticosa (Indigo bush),
AbstractResearches the effects of Amorpha fruticosa seed size on the body size of Acanthoscelides pallidipennis, a bruchid (small beetle) that uses A. fruticosa as its host plant.
Suggested CitationS. Sadakiyo, and M. Ishihara. "The role of host seed size in mediating a latitudinal body size cline in an introduced bruchid beetle in Japan." Oikos 121.8 (2012): 1231-1238.