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Feeding and trophic ecomorphology of Satanoperca pappaterra (Pisces, Cichlidae) in the Manso Reservoir, Mato Grosso State, Brazil
Analysis of 93 stomachs contents showed that food resources associated with the substrate, such as plant remains, detritus, fish scales and Chironomidae larvae, dominated the diet of Satanoperca pappaterra, and this species was characterized as a detritivorous-invertivorous.
Genetic diversity of the sunflower caterpillar (Chlosyne lacinia saundersii Doubleday and Hewitson) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) populations determined by molecular RAPD markers.
Chlosyne lacinia saundersii is one of the most important pests of sunflower and it is the main target of insecticides applications. Larvae were collected in Londrina (PR), Santa Maria (RS), Dourados
Biologia de microlepidópteros ( Gracillariidae ) associados a Daphnopsis fasciculata ( Meisn . ) Neveling ( Thymelaeaceae ) e Psychotria suterella Müll . Arg . ( Rubiaceae ) na Mata Atlântica
A new species of leaf-miner associated with Daphnopsis fasciculata (Thymelaeaceae) in the Atlantic Forest is identified.
Pathogenicity of the fungi Metarhizium anisopliae and Isaria farinosa to Brassolis sophorae (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae).
Evaluated two entomopathogenic fungi to control the coconut leaf caterpillar, Brassolis sophorae, spraying over thirdinstar larvae in acrylic boxes and maintained at 26 o C and photophase of 12 h to confirm mortality.
Alternative Control of the Leaf-Cutting Ant Atta bisphaerica Forel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Via Homeopathic Baits
The homeopathic treatment is not demonstrated to be efficient at controlling leaf-cutting ants, suggesting new studies with different methodologies.