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Ocorrência e caracterização de galhas entomógenas na vegetação do campus pampulha da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
In this study, 37 morphologically different types of insect galls was obtained in 22 tree and shrub species from one secondary successional area at the Campus-Pampulha of Universidade Federal deExpand
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Effects of urbanization on Neotropical wasp and bee assemblages in a Brazilian metropolis
The rapid growth of cities in many parts of the world has stimulated an increasing number of ecological studies of urban environments. Here, 12 study sites in the city of Belo Horizonte (MG),Expand
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Host specificity and seed dispersal of Psittacanthus robustus (Loranthaceae) in south-east Brazil
Psittacanthus robustus (Loranthaceae) is a Neotropical mistletoe which grows mainly on species of Vochysiaceae in Brazilian «cerrado» region. Its parasitizing pattern involves: (a) the height and theExpand
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Yeast communities associated with stingless bees.
The yeast communities associated with the stingless bees Tetragonisca angustula, Melipona quadrifasciata and Frieseomelitta varia were studied. The bees T. angustula and F. varia showed a strongExpand
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Cave lithology determining the structure of the invertebrate communities in the Brazilian Atlantic Rain Forest
In Brazil, only limestone caves and a few caves in sandstone, iron ore and granite rocks had their invertebrate communities evaluated. Being such, the present study aimed to promote a comparativeExpand
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Candida flosculorum sp. nov. and Candida floris sp. nov., two yeast species associated with tropical flowers.
Two ascomycetous yeast species, Candida flosculorum sp. nov. and Candida floris sp. nov., were isolated from tropical flowers and their associated insects. C. flosculorum was isolated from flowerExpand
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Pollen and nectar harvesting by the stingless bee Melipona quadrifasciata anthidioides (Apidae: Meliponini) in an urban forest fragment in Southeastern Brazil
Pollen and nectar sources used by Melipona quadrifasciata anthidioides were recorded at Parque Estadual da Serra do Rola‐Moça during one year. Eighty‐nine workers of M. quadrifasciata visited flowersExpand
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Starmerella meliponinorum sp. nov., a novel ascomycetous yeast species associated with stingless bees.
Thirty-two strains of the novel species Starmerella meliponinorum sp. nov. were isolated from various substrates associated with three stingless bee species (tribe Meliponini) in Brazil and one inExpand
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An overview of proximate factors affecting the nesting behavior of solitary wasps and bees (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) in preexisting cavities in wood.
Guilds of Aculeate solitary wasps and bees that nest in preexisting cavities in wood are important components of terrestrial ecosystems because they engage in several ecological interactions (e.g.Expand
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Trap-nest occupation by solitary wasps and bees (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) in a forest urban remanent.
Temporal variation of solitary wasps and bees, nesting frequency, mortality, and parasitism were recorded from a remanent forest in Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil. Wasps and bees were collected inExpand
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