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Research Article

The Importance of Using Multiple Approaches for Identifying Emerging Invasive Species: The Case of the Rasberry Crazy Ant in the United States

  • Dietrich Gotzek,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Seán G. Brady,

    Affiliation: Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America

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  • Robert J. Kallal,

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, United States of America

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  • John S. LaPolla mail

    JLapolla@towson.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Published: September 19, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0045314

About the Authors

Dietrich Gotzek, Seán G. Brady
Department of Entomology, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Robert J. Kallal, John S. LaPolla
Department of Biological Sciences, Towson University, Towson, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: JLapolla@towson.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SGB JSL. Performed the experiments: DG SGB RJK JSL. Analyzed the data: DG SGB RJK JSL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SGB RJK JSL. Wrote the paper: DG SGB RJK JSL.