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Tropical Plant–Herbivore Networks: Reconstructing Species Interactions Using DNA Barcodes
Plants and their associated insect herbivores, represent more than 50% of all known species on earth. The first step in understanding the mechanisms generating and maintaining this importantExpand
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Limited tolerance by insects to high temperatures across tropical elevational gradients and the implications of global warming for extinction
Significance Tolerance to high temperatures will determine the survival of animal species under projected global warming. Surprisingly little research has been conducted to elucidate how this traitExpand
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A review of the genus Chelobasis Gray, 1832 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
The genus Chelobasis Gray, 1832 is reviewed. Four species are recognized. A key to the species is presented. The literature is summarized and each species is illustrated.
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A checklist of the Limnichidae and the Lutrochidae (Coleoptera) of the world
A checklist of the world species of Limnichidae (35 genera, 345 species) and Lutrochidae (1 genus, 11 species) is presented. The author, year of publication and page number, synonyms, distribution byExpand
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Using a comprehensive DNA barcode library to detect novel egg and larval host plant associations in a Cephaloleia rolled-leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
To fully understand the ecology and evolution of plant–herbivore interactions, information regarding the life history of both immature and adult insect stages is essential. However, most knowledge ofExpand
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Larval morphology, development, and notes on the natural history of Cephaloleia “rolled-leaf” beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
The Neotropical genus Cephaloleia Chevrolat, 1837 is comprised of 209 described species. Adults usually feed and mate within the scrolls formed by the young rolled leaves of plants of NeotropicalExpand
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Three new species of Hexanchorus Sharp, 1882 (Coleoptera: Elmidae: Larainae) from South America
Three new species of Hexanchorus Sharp, H. dimorphus and H. shannoni from Argentina, and H. mcdiarmidi from Venezuela, are described and illustrated.
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Experimental assemblage of novel plant-herbivore interactions: ecological host shifts after 40 million years of isolation.
Geographic isolation is the first step in insect herbivore diet specialization. Such specialization is postulated to increase insect fitness, but may simultaneously reduce insect ability to colonizeExpand
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Nomenclatural notes and new species of Sceloenoplini (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
Twenty new species from Costa Rica are described and illustrated: Ocnosispa condyla, O. depressa, O. humerosa, Pseudispa bellula, P. sinuata, P. tuberculata, Sceloenopla apicispina, S. bicolorata, S.Expand
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