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by Marco Bonelli, Elena Eustacchio, Daniele Avesani, Verner Michelsen, Mattia Falaschi, Marco Caccianiga, Mauro Gobbi and Morena Casartelli
Insects 2022, 13(4), 393; https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13040393
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by Michelle T. Fountain
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Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4450/13/3/304
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by Filippo Frizzi, Alberto Masoni, Margherita Santedicola, Martina Servini, Nicola Simoncini, Jessica Palmieri and Giacomo Santini
Insects 2022, 13(2), 198; https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13020198
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Insects 2022, 13(1), 43; https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13010043
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4450/13/1/43
5. “Response of Common and Rare Beetle Species to Tree Species and Vertical Stratification in a Floodplain Forest”
by Nora Haack, Paulo A. V. Borges, Annegret Grimm-Seyfarth, Martin Schlegel, Christian Wirth, Detlef Bernhard, Ingo Brunk, Klaus Henle and Henrique M. Pereira
Insects 2022, 13(2), 161; https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13020161
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4450/13/2/161
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by Stephanie J. Swenson, Jonathan Bell-Clement, Sarah Schroeder and Deirdre A. Prischmann-Voldseth
Insects 2022, 13(7), 646; https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13070646
Available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4450/13/7/646