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Synopsis of Paxillus MacLeay, 1819 (Coleoptera: Passalidae): distributional records and descriptions of four new species from Brazil.
Paxillus MacLeay, 1819 (Coleoptera: Passalidae) is redescribed, with new distributional records and descriptions of four species from Brazil. Paxillus reyesi new species is characterized by the firstExpand
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Seasonal dynamics of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in the northernmost state of Brazil: a likely port-of-entry for dengue virus 4.
Roraima is the northernmost state of Brazil, bordering both Venezuela and Guyana. Appropriate climate and vector conditions for dengue transmission together with its proximity to countries where allExpand
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Passalidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) from Ilha Grande (Angra dos Reis, RJ) with new diagnosis and distributional records in Brazil
A survey of the Passalidae species recorded to the Ilha Grande (Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) is presented, with illustrations for each species and a key with diagnosis for genera. PassalusExpand
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Dimorphism and allometry of Systaltocerus platyrhinus and Hypselotropis prasinata (Coleoptera: Anthribidae)
Males of sexually dimorphic anthribid species display structural modifications that suggest sexual selection. Polyphenism, which is expressed through morphological and behavioral novelties, is anExpand
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DISTRIBUIÇÃO GEOGRÁFICA E DIVERSIDADE DE PASSALIDAE (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEOIDEA) NO SUDESTE DA MATA ATLÂNTICA (BRASIL)
The Passalidae fauna is poorly known in the southeast- ernof Brazil, a region with Atlantic Forest thatincludes typica l tropical phyto-physiognomies of the...
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Larval structure of Passalus gravelyi and sexual dimorphism in Passalid larvae.
The adults and larvae of Passalidae are subsocial insects commonly found in tropical forests, living in decaying wood gallery systems constructed by adults. Currently, few repots on the larvae ofExpand
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A new passalid fossil (Insecta: Coleoptera) from the Santana formation (Crato member, lower Cretaceous), Araripe basin, Ne Brazil: Paleoecologic and paleobiogeographic implications
ABSTRACT Species with a xylobiont lifestyle (e.g., inside fallen tree trunks) are rarely fossilized because of their taphonomic peculiarities. Reconstructing the evolutionary history of theseExpand
Figures 6 – 7 In Synopsis Of Paxillus Macleay, 1819 (Coleoptera: Passalidae): Distributional Records And Descriptions Of Four New Species From Brazil
FIGURES 6 – 7. Paxillus forsteri, female: 6, head and anterior margin of pronotum, dorsal; 7, antennae, dorsal. Scale = 0.5 mm.
Description of Males of Ptychoderes brevis and Ptychoderes jekeli, with a Cladistical Reanalysis of Ptychoderes (Coleoptera: Anthribidae)
ABSTRACT A recent study of the material housed in the Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (Paris, France) provided new information to describe and illustrate the males of Ptychoderes brevis JordanExpand
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