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Food items of larvae of Rimanella arcana (Needham, 1933) (Odonata: Amphipterygidae) in Central Amazonia, Brazil

@inproceedings{Oliveira2003FoodIO,
  title={Food items of larvae of Rimanella arcana (Needham, 1933) (Odonata: Amphipterygidae) in Central Amazonia, Brazil},
  author={S. D. Oliveira and N. Hamada},
  year={2003}
}
  • S. D. Oliveira, N. Hamada
  • Published 2003
  • Biology
  • The objective of the present study was to determine the prey of R. arcana larvae by means of stomach content analyses. A total of 39 larvae were dissected; three of them (7.7%) had empty stomachs. The following taxa were present in the stomach content of R. arcana: Diptera: Simuliidae (83.3%), Chironomidae (61.1%), Empididae (5.6%); Trichoptera: Hydroptilidae (19.4%), Hydropsychidae (8.3%); Ephemeroptera: Baetidae (8.3%); Lepidoptera: Crambidae (2.8%) and Acarina (5.6%). Simuliidae and… CONTINUE READING
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