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Morphology of the Phytophagous bug Platyscytus decempunctatus (Carvalho) (Heteroptera: Miridae).
The phytophagous feeding habitat of P. decempunctatus was confirmed by the observations of chlorophyll pigments in the gut of all dissected specimens and the tubular salivary glands and the Malpighian tubules were discussed. Expand
Interaction between Papaya meleira virus (PMeV) infection of papaya plants and Mediterranean fruit fly infestation of fruits
It was determined that a period of four weeks after the first appearance of the symptoms of sticky disease in papaya plants was the period of security in which infestation of fruits by fruit flies did not occur. Expand
Key to the genera of Ephemerelloidea (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) from Brazil
A key to the Brazilian genera of Ephemerelloidea, nymphs and adults, belonging to the families Coryphoridae, Leptohyphidae and Melanemerellidae is presented. Currently, seven genera of thisExpand
Mating flight seasonality in the genus Labidus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) at Minas Gerais, in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest biome, and Labidus nero, junior synonym of Labidus mars
This study examines a series of records made on mating flight activity of species of the Labidus genus in a forest reserve at Vicosa, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, and concludes that Labidu nero (Santschi 1930) is in fact a junior synonym of labidus mars (Forel 1912). Expand
New species of plant bug associated with pastures in Colombia, and notes on the genera Dolichomiris, Cynodonmiris, and Megaloceroea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae).
A new species of Miridae belonging to the subfamily Mirinae and the tribe Stenodemini is described from Colombia and diagnoses of the female and male genitalia characters are provided to distinguish the Neotropical species of Cynodonmiris and Dolichomiris, and Holarctic Megaloceroea. Expand
Redescription, new records and host plant for Sysinas centralis Distant, (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae)
The Neotropical bryocorine plant bug, Sysinas centralis Distant, is reported for the first time in Central America, based in one male specimen collected in Guatemala. Additional new records includeExpand
Molecular identification of three species of Oncideres (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) using RAPD markers.
Three species of Oncideres were identified using the RAPD technique, based on individuals in two different stages of development (adults and larvae), and three groups identified in the analyses accurately separated the three species. Expand
Species richness of anthophilous butterflies of an Atlantic Forest fragment in Southeastern Brazil
The objectives of this study were to identify anthophilous butterflies on psychophilous flowers of four Asteraceae species in an Atlantic Forest fragment in Vicosa, Minas Gerais State, SoutheasternExpand
Synopsis and keys to the tribes, genera, and species of Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of Minas Gerais, Brazil Part I: Bryocorinae
This paper provides diagnoses, host-plant information, distribution data, and illustrated keys to four tribes, 24 genera, and 56 species of Miridae known from Minas Gerais, Brazil, by subfamily, beginning with the Bryocorinae. Expand
Morphology of the reproductive and digestive tracts of Adparaproba gabrieli (Heteroptera: Miridae)
The histology of the digestive system and that of the male and female reproductive tracts of A. gabrieli was studied, finding that the male had a pair of testes with two follicles per testis, two short vasa defentia that joined in a muscular ejaculatory duct with two pairs of well-developed accessory glands. Expand