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Revista Brasileira de Entomologia

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PAPAVERO, Nelson  and  COURI, Márcia Souto. Essays on the history of Brazilian dipterology. I. The first notices about Brazilian Diptera (16th century). Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2012, vol.56, n.1, pp. 1-6. ISSN 0085-5626.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262012000100001.

Essays on the history of Brazilian dipterology. I. The first notices about Brazilian Diptera (16th century). This paper presents a historical resume of the first notices about Brazilian Diptera during the 16th century, given by Francisco Pires in 1552 (the oldest mention known), José de Anchieta, Leonardo do Valle, Pero de Magalhães de Gandavo, Jean de Léry and Gabriel Soares de Souza, ending with Fernão Cardim, who made the last mentions of Brazilian Diptera in that century.

Keywords : Brazil; Dipterology; History; 16th century.

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