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Volume 2012, Article ID 973897, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/973897
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Contribution of Cytogenetics to the Debate on the Paraphyly of Pachycondyla spp. (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Ponerinae)

1Departamento de Ciências Biológicas, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Km 16 Rodovia Ilhéus-Itabuna, 45650-000 Ilhéus, BA, Brazil
2Laboratório de Mirmecologia, Centro de Pesquisas do Cacau (CEPEC/CEPLAC), Caixa Postal 7, 45600-000 Itabuna, BA, Brazil
3Laboratório de Citogenética de Insetos, Departamento de Biologia Geral, Universidade Federal de Viçosa, 35570-000 Viçosa, MG, Brazil
4Departamento de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais, Universidade Estadual de Santa Cruz, Km 16 rodovia Ilhéus-Itabuna, 45650-000 Ilhéus, BA, Brazil

Received 16 June 2011; Accepted 29 July 2011

Academic Editor: Fernando Fernández

Copyright © 2012 Cléa dos Santos Ferreira Mariano 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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