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Infection patterns of Paradollfusnema amphisbaenia (Nematoda: Cosmocercidae) in a population of Amphisbaena wuchereri (Squamata: Amphisbaenidae) from Minas Gerais state, south-eastern Brazil, and its relations with host size, sex and fat body mass
(Journal of Helminthology, 2013-06-01) [Artigo]
Specimens (n= 41) of the amphisbaenid Amphisbaena wuchereri taken from a population in Minas Gerais state, south-eastern Brazil, were examined for gastrointestinal parasites. A single nematode species was found, Paradollfusnema ...
Spatial pattern of parasitism in Diatraea saccharalis Fab. (Lep., Crambidae) populations at two different spatial scales in sugarcane fields in Brazil
(Journal of Applied Entomology, 2004-05-01) [Artigo]
The biological control of Diatraea saccharalis is regarded as one of the best examples of successful classical biological control in Brazil. Since the introduction of the exotic parasitoid, Cotesia flavipes, the decrease ...
Necrophagy by the social wasp Agelaia pallipes (Hymenoptera : Vespidae, Epiponini): Possible forensic implications
(Sociobiology, 2008-01-01) [Artigo]
The occurrence of 62 specimens of Agelaia pallipes caught in carrion traps using three types of baits (fish, cow liver and poultry viscera) in three different types of environments (rural, urban and forest area) in seven ...
Investigation of tick vectors of Hepatozoon canis in Brazil
(Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2013-01-01) [Artigo]
Hepatozoon canis is a common apicomplexan parasite of dogs. In Brazil, in addition to Rhipicephalus sanguineus, Amblyomma ovate, Amblyomma cajennense, and Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus have been suggested to act as ...
Insects on decomposing carcasses of small rodents in a secondary forest in Southeastern Brazil
(European Journal of Entomology, 2008-01-01) [Artigo]
The decomposition of small carcasses in the open is frequently neglected although it may provide information of forensic importance. This paper describes an experimental study of arthropod species associated with carcasses ...