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Revista Brasileira de Zoologia

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Abstract

ANGELO, Alessandro C.  and  MAIA, Valéria Cid. Dasineura gigantea sp.n. (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) associated with Psidium cattleianum Sabine (Myrtaceae) in Brazil. Rev. Bras. Zool. [online]. 1999, vol.16, n.1, pp. 191-195. ISSN 0101-8175.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-81751999000100014.

A new species of Dasineura Rondani, 1840 (Diptera, Cecidomyiidae) which causes galls on Psidium cattleianum Sabine, 1821 is described and illustrated (larva, pupa, male, female). The gall is characterized and some biological notes are given.

Keywords : Diptera; Cecidomyiidae; Dasineura; insect galls; Psidium cattleianum.

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