SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.56 issue2Genetic variability of a population of Aedes aegypti from Paraná, Brazil, using the mitochondrial ND4 geneEffects of female diet and age on offspring sex ratio of the solitary parasitoid Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae (Rondani) (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae) author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Revista Brasileira de Entomologia

Print version ISSN 0085-5626

Abstract

MESSAS, Yuri F.; SOUZA, Hebert S.; SCHIFFLER, Gustavo  and  SOBCZAK, Jober F.. First record of necrophagy by Scybalocanthon nigriceps Harold (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae). Rev. Bras. entomol. [online]. 2012, vol.56, n.2, pp. 257-258.  Epub June 05, 2012. ISSN 0085-5626.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0085-56262012005000026.

First record of necrophagy by Scybalocanthon nigriceps Harold (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae). The S. nigriceps specimen was observed making small cuts and removing portions of the carcass of a frog Haddadus binotatus (Spix) in February 24, 2011, in Serra do Japi, São Paulo State, Brazil. This note presents another record of necrophagy for Scybalocanthon.

Keywords : Atlantic Forest; biodiversity; dung beetle; interaction.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in English     · pdf in English