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New records, and nomenclatural and biological notes on Reduviidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Bolivia and Brazil
The possible aposematicism between Notocyrtus colombianus Carvalho & Costa (Harpactorinae) and Ptilotrigona lurida (Smith) (Hymenoptera; Apidae; Apinee) is suggested. Expand
Third record of Rhodnius amazonicus and comparative study with R. pictipes (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Triatominae).
A comparative study between these two species was performed in order to report the third encounter of this species, and increase the number of morphological characters that distinguish R. amazonicus from R. pictipes. Expand
Assassin Bugs (Reduviidae Excluding Triatominae)
A general overview on Neotropical members of this family is furnished, with an updated account on the taxonomy for each subfamily. Expand
Karyotype diversity among predatory Reduviidae (Heteroptera)
Five species of Reduviidae (Harpactorinae) with predator habit with striking variation in chromosome number, inter-chromosomal asymmetry, different number and chromosome location of 18S rDNA loci, dissimilar location and quantity of autosomal C-heterochromatin, and different types of repetitive DNA by fluorochrome banding are studied. Expand
Predation of Apiomerus pilipes (Fabricius) (Hemiptera, Reduviidae, Harpactorinae, Apiomerini) over Meliponinae bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae), in the State of Amazonas, Brazil
O presente trabalho registra a ocorrencia de intensa atividade predatoria de Apiomerus pilipes (Fabricius, 1787) sobre operarias adultas de meliponineos (Hymenoptera, Apidae) nomeliponario experimental do Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazonia (INPA, Manaus). Expand
New records of Reduviidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) from Brazil
New occurrences of Reduviidae from Brazil are recorded for the first time: Ectrichodiinae: Borgmeierina dentata  Wygodzinsky, Parapothea jaguaris Carpintero (new genera records); Harpactorinae:Expand
A new species of Phasmatocoris Breddin (Hemiptera: Reduviidae: Emesinae) from the Amazon, Brazil
Phasmatocoris xavieri sp. nov. is described based on male and female adults and a last-stage nymph. The specimens were found on the walls and roof of a cave named “Gruta dos Animais”Expand
Three new species of Tagalis Stål (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Saicinae) from Brazil
Morphological variations and male genitalia of Tagalis inORNata inornata Stal, 1860, are described and a revised key to the species is presented. Expand
Brachymeria pandora (Crawford) (Hymenoptera, Chalcididae): a new parasitoid of Historis odius (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae)
The first record of parasitism of Brachymeria pandora (Crawford, 1914) on Historis odius (Fabricius, 1775) in the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is presented. Expand