volume 166, issue 11-12, P873-882 2018
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12742
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Yi Feng, Zhao-Xu Zhou, Meng-Ru An, Yu-Dan Li, Zhi-Guo Liu, Lin-Lin Wang, Jin-Ze Ren, Tong-Xian Liu

Abstract: Abstract Harmonia axyridis (Pallas) and Propylea japonica (Thunberg) (both Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) are two common aphidophagous predators that overlap in their natural niche; therefore, interactions between these two predator species could affect their overall prey consumption. The consequences of intraguild interactions on the foraging efficiency of the two coccinellid species were investigated by evaluating the functional responses of single beetles and intra‐ and interspecific combinations to densities …

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