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Diversity of social wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae) in three fragments of semideciduous seasonal forest in the northwest of São Paulo State, Brazil
(Soc Brasileira Entomologia, 2009-07-01)
Diversity of social wasps (Hymenoptera. Vespidae, Polistinae) in three fragments of semideciduous seasonal forest in the northwest of São Paulo State, Brazil. Human exploitation of the forest in the northwest of São Paulo ...
Morphological studies on castes of Protopolybia chartergoides (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Epiponini) observed in colonies during male production stage
(Sociedade Brasileira de Entomologia, 2007-12-01)
Vespas sociais são importantes para o estudo da evolução do comportamento social devido suas colônias apresentarem diferentes graus de diferenciação de castas, de morfologicamente similares às altamente conspícuas, associadas ...
Implications of continuous characters on Polistinae phylogeny
(Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc, 2010-04-01)
Survey of social wasps (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Polistinae) in Amazon rainforest fragments in Acre, Brazil
(Inst Nacional Pesquisas Amazonia, 2018-04-01)
The State of Acre, in the southwestern Brazilian Amazon, harbors high biodiversity and a high degree of endemisms. Nevertheless, there are few studies on the diversity of social wasps occurring in this region. This study ...
Non-allometric caste differences in Agelaia vicina (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Epiponini)
Non-allometric and clear-cut caste dimorphism were found in two colonies of the social wasp Agelaia vicina. Such type of allometry was previously recorded in the Epiponini and its origin is pre-imaginally determined as in ...
Temporal polyethism and survivorship of workers of Agelaia pallipes (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Epiponini)
In this study, known-age workers of Agelaia pallipes (Olivier) were introduced into a colony maintained in the laboratory and the effects of age polyethism on the worker life span were observed. As in other Neotropical ...
Biological notes on the parasitism of apoica flavissima Van der Vecht (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) by Seminota marginata (Westwood) (Hymenoptera: Trigonalidae): Are social paper wasps primary or secundary hosts of trigonalidae?
Hosts of Trigonalidae include larvae of social paper wasps, which have been considered secondary hosts, supposedly following predation of the primary host (usually caterpillars) by adult wasps. This study provides observations ...
Post-embryonic development of mischocyttarus latior (Fox) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae)
Mischocyttarus latior (Fox) occurs in Bolivia and Brazil and has been recorded in Cerrado areas from southeast Brazil. The objectives of the present study were to describe the immature stages of M. latior, determine the ...
Diversidade de vespas sociais (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) em áreas de cerrado na Bahia
(Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil, 2009-06-01)
A diversidade de espécies de vespas sociais associadas à vegetação de cerrado no Oeste da Bahia foi analisada neste estudo. Dentre as dezenove espécies de vespas sociais encontradas, Chartergus globiventris de Saussure, ...