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The biology and the external morphology of immature stages of Diaethria candrena candrena (Godart) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Biblidinae) are described. Immature D. c. candrena found on Allophylus spp. (Sapindaceae) were collected in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil and reared in the laboratory. Morphological descriptions and illustrations are given, based on(More)
Despite the long history of forestry activity in Brazil and its importance to the national economy, there is still much disorder in the information regarding pests of forestry species. Considering the importance of the entomological knowledge for the viability of silvicultural management, this work aimed to gather information on the species of Lepidoptera(More)
Hesperiidae are claimed to be a group of elusive butterflies that need major effort for sampling, thus being frequently omitted from tropical butterfly surveys. As no studies have associated species richness patterns of butterflies with environmental gradients of high altitudes in Brazil, we surveyed Hesperiidae ensembles in Serra do Mar along elevational(More)
A 66-year-old man with multiple myeloma treated with zoledronic acid, melphalan, and prednisone after a tooth extraction developed severe osteonecrosis of the mandible that was nonresponsive to antibiotic therapy. A CT scan showed innumerable fragmented sequestra in the mandible and some adjacent soft tissue fullness around the mandible. The association(More)
Species turnover across elevational gradients has matured into an important paradigm of community ecology. Here, we tested whether ecological and phylogenetic structure of skipper butterfly assemblages is more strongly structured according to altitude or vegetation type along three elevation gradients of moderate extent in Serra do Mar, Southern Brazil.(More)
The genus Wahydra Steinhauser, 1991 was classified as Anthoptini together with other eight genera, based on the shape of the brand, hind tibial spurs and male genitalia, the species of Wahydra are scarcely represented in collections, therefore the taxonomic knowledge of the genus remains poorly explored. Aiming to contribute to the recognition and(More)
Palatal involvement in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is rare and has only been reported 3 previous times in the non-radiology literature. To our knowledge this is the first imaging description of this entity. Based on our experience, when smoothly lobulated, homogeneous masses are identified on the oral surface of the hard palate, the diagnosis of CLL(More)