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Flutuação populacional de espécies de Anastrepha Schiner (Diptera: Tephritidae) na região de Manaus, AM
The population fluctuation of Anastrepha Schiner (Diptera: Tephritidae) species captured in McPhail traps was examined. Specimens of Anastrepha were collected weekly over a period of 80 weeks, fromExpand
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Egg Morphology of Anastrepha spp. (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the fraterculus Group using Scanning Electron Microscopy
ABSTRACT We describe detailed scanning electron microscopic (SEM) observations of eggs of six Anastrepha species in the fraterculus group: Anastrepha antunesi Lima, Anastrepha bahiensis Lima,Expand
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Parasitoid diversity (Hymenoptera: Braconidae and Figitidae) on frugivorous larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae and Lonchaeidae) at Adolpho Ducke Forest reserve, central amazon region, Manaus, Brazil.
This study aimed to identify parasitoid species of frugivorous larvae and to describe the tritrophic interactions involving wild fruits, frugivorous insects and their natural enemies at Adolpho DuckeExpand
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Arthropod Predation by a Specialist Seed Predator, the Golden-backed Uacari (Cacajao melanocephalus ouakary, Pitheciidae) in Brazilian Amazonia
Morphological adaptations related to food processing generally reflect those elements of the diet that represent the greatest biomechanical challenge or that numerically dominate the diet. However,Expand
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Description of Eggs of Anastrepha spp. (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Spatulata Group using Scanning Electron Microscopy
ABSTRACT We provide detailed scanning electron microscopy observations of eggs of three Anastrepha species in the spatulata group: Anastrepha manihoti Lima, Anastrepha montei Lima, and AnastrephaExpand
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Native Hosts and Parasitoids Associated with Anastrepha fractura and Other Anastrepha Species (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Brazilian Amazon
The Brazilian Amazon region comprises an exceptionally high diversity of angiosperms, among which approximately 180 described species, both native and exotic that can be potential fruit fly hostsExpand
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Harvesting and fruit predation of a Aniba rosaeodora Ducke var. amazonica Ducke (Lauraceae) ex situ tree population in a central Amazonian upland forest
The rosewood tree (Aniba rosaeodora) has been exploited for linalol, a product used as a fixative by the perfume industry. As a result, its population has decreased to the point that it is at risk ofExpand
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Natural Host Plants and Native Parasitoids Associated with Anastrepha pulchra and Other Anastrepha Species (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Central Amazon, Brazil
A natural host (Mouriri collocarpa) and a parasitoid (Doryctobracon areolatus) for Anastrepha pulchra are reported for the first time in Brazil. We report new hosts for Anastrepha atrigona andExpand
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Flutuação populacional de Willistoniella Mik e Ropalomera Wiedemann (Diptera: Ropalomeridae) na Amazônia Central
The populational fluctuation of flies of the genera Willistoniella Mik and Ropalomera Wiedemann (Diptera: Ropalomeridae) was studied using McPhail traps, with molasses (10%) as attractive bait, inExpand
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Primary seed dispersal by three Neotropical seed-predating primates (Cacajao melanocephalus ouakary, Chiropotes chiropotes and Chiropotes albinasus)
The Neotropics house two guilds of large arboreal vertebrate seed predators: parrots and the pitheciin primates. Both have diets dominated by immature fruits. The possibility of members of theExpand
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