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Volume 83, Issue 1, Pages 32-41
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/1976/28626

A New Exocrine Gland in Novomessor (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and its Possible Significance as a Taxonomic Character

Department of Biology, Harvard University, MCZ Laboratories, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA

Received 15 June 1976

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