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- WANG, RONG, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Ecological entomology 2015 v.40 no.4 pp. 428-436
- Agaonidae; Ficus microcarpa; females; figs; herbivores; insects; males; mortality; plant-insect relations; pollination; pollinators; progeny; sex ratio; species diversity; trees; China; South Africa; South East Asia; Spain
- ... 1. Facilitation is recorded from diverse plant–insect interactions, including pollination and herbivory. 2. The significance of facilitation resulting from the behavior of males of multiple fig wasp species inside figs was investigated. Female fig wasps emerge from natal figs via exit holes dug by males, especially male pollinators. When no males are present, the females struggle to escape and may ...