Angélica Maria Penteado-Dias

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Surveys on Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) in Sete Lagoas city, Minas Gerais state, Brazil, indicated the parasitism of adults of the species Coleomegilla maculata De Geer, 1775, Eriopis connexa (Germar, 1824) and Olla v-nigrum (Mulsant, 1866), by Dinocampus coccinellae (Schrank, 1802) (Hymenoptera; Braconidae: Euphorinae). Since then, the parasitoid have been(More)
The objective of this study was to appraise the occurrence of parasitoids of the family Chalcididae in Itumbiara County, State of Goiás, central Brazil. Insect samples were collected in pastures and native forest areas using pan traps, from January to December 1998. The traps consisted of circular yellow plastic containers (30 cm in diameter and 12 cm in(More)
The parasitoid wasp family Ichneumonidae currently includes approximately 37 subfamilies worldwide. Banchinae subfamily is a cosmopolitan group with three tribes: Atrophini, Banchini and Glyptini, this last characterized with oblique grooves on tergites II-IV, a dorsal subapical notch on the ovipositor, and a median apical impression in the subgenital(More)
The wasp Hymenoepimecis silvanae Loffredo and Penteado-Dias, 2009, was recorded parasitising females of Araneus venatrix. The male of H. silvanae is described and illustrated. Specimens were collected in the Parque Estadual de Intervales and Reserva Biológica Serra do Japi, both located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Studying material proceeding from samplings carried out in the Southeast of Brazil, we have founded two specimens of the genus Schizopyga (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae Pimplinae). Pertaining to the Polysphincta genus-group, it includes the koinobiont ectoparasitoid species of spiders. All host records for this genus are of species attacking Clubionidae and(More)
Eiphosoma Cresson 1865 is a very species rich New World genus of Cremastinae (Ichneumonidae) comprising about 51 described neotropical species, 17 of which occur in Brazil (Costa Lima, 1953; Gauld, 2000; Yu et al., 2005; Triana and Ravelo, 2007). The tropical American species of Eiphosoma Cresson 1865 belong to nine distinct species group characterized by(More)
A new species of Seticornuta from Brazil is described and illustrated, the first record of this genus for the Brazilian fauna. This new species was found in a study that aimed to enhance knowledge of the Brazilian fauna of Metopiinae, analysing samples from the hydrographic basin of Rio Mogi Guaçu. A diagnosis, along with distribution information for(More)