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Volume 2013, Article ID 162964, 7 pages
Research Article

Carcass Fungistasis of the Burying Beetle Nicrophorus nepalensis Hope (Coleoptera: Silphidae)

Department of Ecoscience and Ecotechnology, National University of Tainan, 33, Section 2, Shu-Lin Street, Tainan 70005, Taiwan

Received 14 January 2013; Accepted 8 April 2013

Academic Editor: Vladimir Kostal

Copyright © 2013 Wenbe Hwang and Hsiu-Mei Lin. 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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