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Distribution of Iospilidae (Annelida) along the eastern Brazilian coast (from Bahia to Rio de Janeiro)
We present the spatial distribution and abundance of the holoplanktonic family Iospilidae (Annelida, Polychaeta), along part of the eastern Brazilian coast, and its relation to environmental… Expand
Molecular systematics reveals the origins of subsociality in tortoise beetles (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae)
- Michele Leocádio, M. Simões, L. Sekerka, C. G. Schrago, J. R. M. Mermudes, D. Windsor
- 18 May 2020
Subsocial behaviour is known to occur in at least 19 insect orders and 17 families of Coleoptera. Within the leaf beetle family, Chrysomelidae, extended maternal care is reported in only 2 of 15… Expand
Description of immatures of Stolas aenea (Olivier, 1790) and Stolas nudicollis (Boheman, 1850) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Mesomphaliini).
Immature stages of Stolas aenea and S. nudicollis are described based on specimens collected in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Descriptions including chaetotaxy, illustrations and photographs (including SEM… Expand
The bromeliad leaf-scraper tortoise beetle Spaethiella intricata (Boheman, 1850) from Brazil (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae), description of immatures and biology.
This publication describes the life history and morphology of the immatures of Spaethiella intricata associated with bromeliads. Immature stages were previously unknown for the species. Adults and… Expand