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Checklist of social (polistinae) and solitary (eumeninae) wasps from a fragment of Cerrado campo Sujo in the State of Mato Grosso do sul
Cerrado is one of the richest biomes in the world but it is still very threatened by human actions that affect not only the flora, but also the fauna, and certainly the largest known group, the insects. We present here a ...
Chartergellus golfitensis West-Eberhard: A new species of Neotropical swarm-founding wasp (Hymenoptera: Vespidae, Polistinae) with notes on the taxonomy of Chartergellus zonatus Spinola
Chartergellus golfitensis West-Eberhard new species, is described from Central America and compared with C. zonatus Spinola, a species heretofore inadequately described.
Morphological caste differences in the neotropical swarm-founding polistine wasp, Brachygastra lecheguana (Hymenoptera : Vespidae, Polistinae, Epiponini)
(California State University, 2000-01-01)
Morphological caste differences and ovary conditions were analyzed in colony of Brachygastra lecheguana. The results indicate the presence of individuals with ovary development but uninseminated (intermediates). In addition, ...
Key to the nests of Brazilian Epiponini wasps (Vespidae: Polistinae)
Brazil possesses the richest diversity of Epiponini wasps in the world. However, field identification of genera of these wasps, based on morphological features, is difficult without optical equipment. Therefore, this work ...
Morphological caste differences in three species of the Neotropical genus Clypearia (Hymenoptera: Polistinae: Epiponini)
Clypearia is a rare genus of swarm-founding Neotropical wasp whose biology is very little known. Morphological castes differences, condition of ovaries, relative age, and color pattern differences were analyzed in three ...
Diversidade de vespas sociais (Hymenoptera: Vespidae; Polistinae) em fragmentos de Floresta Estacional Semidecidual no noroeste paulista
(Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), 2008-05-26)
O conhecimento de vespas sociais (Hymenoptera: Vespidae; Polistinae) em Florestas Estacionais Semideciduais na região noroeste do Estado de São Paulo, os quais vêm sendo degradadas pelo modelo econômico adotado no passado ...
Duration of Protopolybia exigua exigua (de Saussure) nests and related aspects as influenced by phorid fly infestation (vespidae, polistinae, epiponini)
The main characteristics of 55 nests of Protopolybia exigua exigua were periodically evaluated in Ribeirão Preto, southeastern Brazil. Although the queens' life-span can eventually reach one year, nests barely thrive for ...