Taxonomic survey of Drosophilidae (Diptera) from mangrove forests of Santa Catarina Island, Southern Brazil.

@article{Schmitz2007TaxonomicSO,
  title={Taxonomic survey of Drosophilidae (Diptera) from mangrove forests of Santa Catarina Island, Southern Brazil.},
  author={Hermes Jos{\'e} Schmitz and Vera L{\'u}cia da Silva Valente and Paulo R. P. Hofmann},
  journal={Neotropical entomology},
  year={2007},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={
          53-64
        }
}
Assemblages of drosophilids have been characterised in several environments of the Brazilian territory, like the Atlantic Rain Forest, urban areas, cerrados, the Amazon Forest, and others. The present survey is the first attempt to characterise the fauna of Drosophilidae in mangrove forests, an environment typical of tropical coasts worldwide. Twenty-eight samples were collected from the three main mangrove forests of Santa Catarina Island, southern Brazil, using banana-baited traps hung in… 

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