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Consequences of resource competition for sex allocation and discriminative behaviors in a hyperparasitoid wasp

Bibliographic reference Visser, Bertanne ; Le Lann, Cécile ; Snaas, Helen ; Hardy, Ian C. W. ; Harvey, Jeffrey A.. Consequences of resource competition for sex allocation and discriminative behaviors in a hyperparasitoid wasp. In: Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, Vol. 68, p. 105-113 (2013)
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