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Volume 2013, Article ID 541804, 7 pages
Review Article

Rossomyrmex, the Slave-Maker Ants from the Arid Steppe Environments

1Departamento de Zoología, Universidad de Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
2Departamento de Biología Experimental, Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales, Universidad de Jaén, Campus Las Lagunillas s/n, 23071 Jaén, Spain
3Institut de Recherche sur la Biologie de l’Insecte, IRBI-UMR CNRS 7261, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université François Rabelais, 37200 Tours, France

Received 8 March 2013; Accepted 9 May 2013

Academic Editor: David P. Hughes

Copyright © 2013 F. Ruano 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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