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Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 840860, 12 pages
Research Article

Chemical Integration of Myrmecophilous Guests in Aphaenogaster Ant Nests

1Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l’Insecte, IRBI, UMR CNRS 7261, Université François Rabelais, 37200 Tours, France
2Estación Biológica de Doñana, CSIC, 41092 Seville, Spain
3Department of Forest Protection and Game Management, Faculty of Forestry and Wood Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences, Praha, Czech Republic
4Departamento de Biología Animal, Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain

Received 13 October 2011; Accepted 7 December 2011

Academic Editor: Jean Paul Lachaud

Copyright © 2012 Alain Lenoir et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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