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On the development of the brown spider Loxosceles gaucho Gertsch (Araneae, Sicariidae): the nympho-imaginal period
Observations of the developmental biology of Loxosceles gaucho Gertsch, 1967, the brown spider of southeastern Brazil are scarce. The present study reports the method of individualized rearing of 18Expand
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A review of some south american species of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) described by Mello-Leitão from Brasil, with resolution of the genus Asaphobelis
The types of 18 species of Salticidae described by Mello-Leitao from Brasil were re-examined and redescribed if necessary. The following nomenclatorial changes are made: New Synonyms: AkelaExpand
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Comunidades de aranhas (Araneae) em cultivos de seringueira (Hevea brasiliensis Muell. Arg.) no Estado de São Paulo
The spider fauna composition of three rubber tree commercial plantations in the Northwest part of Sao Paulo State, Brazil, was characterized for both canopy and litter strata. On seven occasions fromExpand
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Distribution and importance of spiders inhabiting a Brazilian sugar cane plantation
The spider fauna (Araneae) of a sugar eane plantation was surveyed monthly by hand colteetion and beating vegetation in sugar cane fields across Botucatu, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Composition andExpand
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Strategies for habitat use among species of hunting spiders (Araneomorphae, Dionycha) in natural and artificial biotopes from southeastern Brazil
Foram estudadas 247 especies de aranhas (Araneomorphae, Dionycha) dos estratos arbustivo e arboreo de seis ecossistemas na regiao de Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brasil, e sua coexistencia foi analisada porExpand
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Composição da artropodofauna entomófoga associada a diferentes genótipos de sorgo granífero no cerrado do Sudeste do Brasil
In the present work we studied the abundance of entomophagous arthropods in panicles of sorghum genotypes in Selviria, MS. Three experiments were conducted under field conditions and the genotypesExpand
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Hunting Spiders of Woodland Fragments and Agricultural Habitats in the Atlantic Rain Forest Region of Brazil
AbstractThe hunting spider communities of the Dionycha clade were studied 1986 through 1988 in fragmented woodlands and secondary agricultural habitats of the Botucatu area in Sao Paulo state,Expand
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Predatory behavior of Canthon virens (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): A predator of leafcutter ants
We present a detailed description of the predatory behavior of the beetle Canthon virens Mannerheim, 1829, on the leafcutter ant Atta sp. We observed 51 acts of predation, which were also recorded onExpand
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Winged leaf‐cutting ants on nuptial flights used as transport by Attacobius spiders for dispersal
Abstract.  1. Sexuals of a leaf‐cutting ant, Atta bisphaerica Forel, left their nest for nuptial flights in October to December.
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Spiders of a young plantation of eucalypt: diversity and potential predator of the most frequent arboreal species
Aranhas de um plantio comercial jovem de eucaliptos: diversidade e potencial predador das especies arboreas mais frequentes. Este estudo foi conduzido em areas de plantio comercial jovem deExpand
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