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dc.contributor.author Gambino, Parker en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-09T01:26:45Z en_US
dc.date.available 2009-09-09T01:26:45Z en_US
dc.date.issued 1992 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Gambino P. 1992. Yellowjacket (Vespula pensylvanica) predation at Hawaii volcanoes and Haleakala national parks: identity of prey items. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 31:157-164. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0073-134X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/11289 en_US
dc.description.abstract Predation by Vespula pensylvanica (Saussure) was studied at Haleakala and Hawaii Volcanoes National Parks in Hawaii. Prey items were sampled by removing them from foragers returning to nests. V. pensylvanica preyed on a diverse taxonomic assortment of arthropods; 522 prey items belonging to 9 orders were identified. Of 170 prey items determined to genus level, approximately two thirds were of endemic taxa, indicating a substantial threat of V. pensylvanica to Hawaiian biodiversity. The design of a prey sampling trap is given. en_US
dc.format.extent 8 pages en_US
dc.publisher Hawaiian Entomological Society en_US
dc.title Yellowjacket (Vespula pensylvanica) Predation at Hawaii Volcanoes and Haleakala National Parks: Identity of Prey Items en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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