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Peptidomic comparison and characterization of the major components of the venom of the giant ant Dinoponera quadriceps collected in four different areas of Brazil.
UNLABELLED Despite the noxious effects inflicted by Dinoponera ant's envenomation, the information about the biological properties and composition of their venom is still very limited. Ants from theExpand
Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) Associated with Umbu (Spondias tuberosa) in the Semiarid Region of Bahia, Brazil
Arr. Cam. (Anacar-diaceae), is a xerophytic tree species endemic tothe northeastern Brazilian semiarid region in thestates of Piaui, Paraiba, Pernambuco, Bahia, andin the northern part of MinasExpand
Structure of the sting apparatus and associated exocrine glands in Dinoponera quadriceps (Santschi, 1921) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Dinoponera quadriceps (Santschi, 1921) (Formicidae: Ponerinae) has an aggressive and predatory behavior, using its functional sting for defense and predation. This study describes the sting apparatusExpand