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Diversity of Tiphiidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) in the fragmented Brazilian semi-deciduous Atlantic Forest
The Atlantic Forest is one of the most important areas of biodiversity in the world, but it has been largely replaced with agropastoral areas and at the present only 12.5 % of the original coverExpand
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Wax gland size according to worker age in Friesella schrottkyi
Wax production is one of the stingless bee activities that is related with nest building. We studied wax gland size in workers of the stingless bee Friesella schrottkyi at nine different ages: 0, 4,Expand
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Geographic note on species of the genus Upa Kimsey, 1991 (Hymenoptera: Tiphiidae, Thynninae) in the Atlantic Forest, Brazil
Upa Kimsey is a poorly known genus of Tiphiidae with seven species. This genus has records in forest areas and in this paper we present new records to four species. All specimens were collected byExpand
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First records of Scotaena Klug, 1810 species (Hymenoptera, Tiphiidae, Thynninae) in the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest
Scotaena is considered a dumping ground genus of the Neotropical thynnine, having both a complicated taxonomy and a poorly known geographical distribution. This work presents the first records ofExpand
Morphology and ultrastructure of the Dufour gland of Myzinum sp. (Tiphiidae)
The Dufour gland of two Myzinum females was studied with light and electron microscopy, and is formed by a large sac lined with a monolayered secretory epithelium. The epithelium displays aExpand
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