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The brain mass in 23 hummingbird species was compared to that in galliform birds taking body mass into consideration. Hummingbird brain masses were determined by endocranial volumes, and their body masses were calculated from skeletal measurements. Galliform data were taken from a recent publication. Hummingbirds have brains that are approximately 2.5 times(More)
The first record of the Orthoptera species Lerneca inalata for Brazil is presented here. The taxon is represented by a new subspecies Lerneca inalata beripocone subsp. nov. (Phalangopsidae, Luzarinae), collected in the Pantanal of Poconé, Mato Grosso, Brazil. This work includes morphological and morphometric data as well as descriptions of female genitalia(More)
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