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New records of Xanthacrona Wulp, 1899 (Diptera, Ulidiidae) from Brazil
Xanthacrona Wulp, 1899 has been recorded in several countries of South America, but records in Brazil are few. Here, we record Xanthacrona tuberosa Cresson, 1908, Xanthacrona phyllochaeta Hendel,Expand
Chvalaea yolkamini sp. nov. (Diptera: Hybotidae), the first Mexican species of genus discovered on Instagram.
A new species of Chvalaea Papp Földvári, 2002 is discovered after a photo on a social network and later collected in nature. Chvalaea yolkamini sp. nov. is described and illustrated here. InExpand
Neotropical Chvalaea Papp amp; Földvári (Diptera: Hybotidae: Ocydromiinae): new records, an illustrated key to species and description of three new species.
Three new species of Chvalaea Papp Földvári are described and illustrated: Chvalaea annularis sp. nov., C. ecuadoriensis sp. nov., and Chvalaea sinclairi sp. nov. In addition, an illustrated key,Expand
High in the sky: the black soldier fly (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) inhabiting the forest canopy in the central Amazon, state of Amazonas, Brazil
Hermetia illucens (Linnaeus, 1758), the black soldier fly, has been recorded for the first time inhabiting the canopy in a primary forest area in the central Amazon, in the state of Amazonas, Brazil.Expand
Behavior Manipulation of Crabronidae and Pompilidae (Hymenoptera) by the Entomopathogenic Fungus Ophiocordyceps humbertii (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) in an Amazonian Rainforest, Brazil
The parasitism and behavior manipulation of three different species of aculeate wasps by the entomopathogenic fungus Ophiocordyceps humbertii was recorded and described. A total of 30 parasitizedExpand
New records of Stenopygium Becker (Diptera: Dolichopodidae) from the Neotropical Region, and a key to species.
The Neotropical genus Stenopygium Becker (Diptera: Dolichopodidae: Dolichopodinae) was erected to include S. nubeculum Becker, 1922 (described from Bolivia and Peru) and remained monotypic untilExpand
Furuncular Myiasis by Dermatobia hominis (Diptera: Oestridae) in Wild Jaguars in the Amazon Rainforest.
Two individuals of the jaguar, Panthera onca (L.), were captured near the municipality of Presidente Figueiredo, Brazilian Amazon, during the years of 2017 and 2018. The jaguars presented furuncularExpand
First records of Periscelididae (Diptera, Opomyzoidea) from French Guiana
Periscelididae (Diptera, Opomyzoidea) are recorded for the first time from French Guiana, with 5 species Marbenia peculiaris Malloch, 1931, Neoscutops barcelosiensis Ale-Rocha & Freitas, 2011,Expand
Insect (Hexapoda) diversity in the oceanic archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, Brazil: updated taxonomic checklist and new records
Hexapods, commonly known as insects, are a neglected taxonomic group in the Fernando de Noronha archipelago, with unanswered questions about their species richness and the ecological processes inExpand
First record of phoretic association between Cordylochernes scorpioides (Linnaeus) (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae) and Hylettus coenobita (Erichson) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in central Amazon
We herein report for the first time the phoretic association between the pseudoscorpion  Cordylochernes scorpioides (Linnaeus, 1758) (Chernetidae) and the longhorn beetle Hylettus coenobita Expand