Journal of Insect Conservation

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 71–73 | Cite as

Who wants a bull ant for a neighbour?

  • T. R. New


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. R. New
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  1. 1.Department of ZoologyLa Trobe UniversityVictoriaAustralia

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