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Studies on the parasites of the termites.

Charles A Kofoid

Studies on the parasites of the termites.

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Published in (Berkeley) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesUniversity of California publications in zoology, vol. 20, no. 2, University of California publications in zoology -- v. 20, no. 2.
ContributionsSwezy, Olive., University of California (1868-1952)
The Physical Object
PaginationPp. 21-40
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19299723M


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