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Origins and diversification of subsociality in leaf beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Chrysomelinae)
Leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae; ~40,000 species) are commonly solitary animals but subsociality, maternal care of broods, is known in Cassidinae and Chrysomelinae. We report 11 novel records from BrazilExpand
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List of plants with galls induced by insects from the UNILAVRAS/Boqueirão Biological Reserve, Ingaí, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Tumors caused on vegetal tissues, named galls or cecidiens, may occur due to the action of several organisms such as bacteria, viruses, nematodes, fungi and insects. The main inductors are insectsExpand
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Diversity of social wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae) in Cerrado biome of the southern of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil
An inventory of social wasps in Cerrado biome of the southern of the state of Minas Gerais was performed. A comparison between field and Riparian Forest areas was made in relation to speciesExpand
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Use of habitats by non-volant small mammals in Cerrado in Central Brazil.
Non-volant small mammals are organisms capable of yielding precise information on richness, abundance and species composition variations related to the use of habitats. The aim of this research wasExpand
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Subsocial Neotropical Doryphorini (Chrysomelidae, Chrysomelinae): new observations on behavior, host plants and systematics1
Abstract A summary of literature, documented observations and field studies finds evidence that mothers actively defend offspring in at least eight species and three genera of NeotropicalExpand
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Biology of Omaspides pallidipennis Boheman, 1854 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae)
The biology and the feeding habits of the subsocial species Omaspides pallidipennis were studied at the Floresta Nacional de Passa Quatro, MG, Brazil, during the period from October 2010 to AprilExpand
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Ichneumonidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) da Reserva do Boqueirão, Ingaí – MG
A riqueza e a sazonalidade das subfamilias de Ichneumonidae sao estudadas nas fisionomias vegetacionais de mata ciliar e de cerrado sensu stricto da Reserva do Boqueirao, Ingai - MG. As coletas foramExpand
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Diversity of social wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae) in Cerrado biome of the southern state of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Um total de 32 especies foram registradas. Polybia fastidiosuscula de Saussure, 1854 foi a especie mais abundante (93,4%). 5785 individuos foram coletados no caldo de sardinha, sendo a maiorExpand
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Social wasps of Unilavras/Boqueirão Biological Reserve, Ingaí, state of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Social wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae) usually build nests using vegetable materials mixed with water and salivary secretion, resulting in a product similar to paper. Between April 2009 andExpand
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Pimplinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) em um fragmento de Cerrado na Reserva Biológica Unilavras/Boqueirão, Ingaí, Minas Gerais, Brasil
The composition of Pimplinae taxocenosis (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) was investigated in the Reserva Biologica Unilavras/Boqueirao, Ingai, Minas Gerais. Samples were collected using two MalaiseExpand
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