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Title: Evidence of niche shift and global invasion potential of the Tawny Crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6]
  1. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1499, Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability, Colorado State University, Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1499
  2. Brackenridge Field Laboratory, Section of Integrative Biology, University of Texas at Austin, 2907 Lake Austin Blvd Austin Texas 78703
  3. Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State University, Fort Collins Colorado 80523-1499
  4. Texas Research Institute for Environmental Studies, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville Texas 77341-2506
  5. USDA-ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville Florida 32608-1067
  6. Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University, Towson Maryland 21252-0001
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OSTI Identifier:
1222427
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1222428
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Ecology and Evolution
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Ecology and Evolution Journal Volume: 5 Journal Issue: 20; Journal ID: ISSN 2045-7758
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

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Kumar, Sunil, LeBrun, Edward G., Stohlgren, Thomas J., Stabach, Jared A., McDonald, Danny L., Oi, David H., and LaPolla, John S. Evidence of niche shift and global invasion potential of the Tawny Crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva. United Kingdom: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1002/ece3.1737.
Kumar, Sunil, LeBrun, Edward G., Stohlgren, Thomas J., Stabach, Jared A., McDonald, Danny L., Oi, David H., & LaPolla, John S. Evidence of niche shift and global invasion potential of the Tawny Crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva. United Kingdom. doi:10.1002/ece3.1737.
Kumar, Sunil, LeBrun, Edward G., Stohlgren, Thomas J., Stabach, Jared A., McDonald, Danny L., Oi, David H., and LaPolla, John S. Wed . "Evidence of niche shift and global invasion potential of the Tawny Crazy ant, Nylanderia fulva". United Kingdom. doi:10.1002/ece3.1737.
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place = {United Kingdom},
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