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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.12 no.2 Manaus Apr./June 1982 

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On some insects and mites associated with dried and salted fish in Brazil 1

Carlos H. W. Flechtmann2 

Francisco Pereira Castelo3 

2Universidade de São Paulo Brasil

3Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da AmazôniaBrasil


Two insect and two mite species are reported from dried and salted fish ("pirarucu", Arapaima gigas Cuvier) in Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil, namely: Liposcelis bostrychophilus Badonnel (Insecta, Psocidae) and the parasite of its eggs, Alaptus globosicornis Girault (Insecta, Hymenoptera, Mymaridae); and, Suidasia pontofica Oudemans (Acari, Astigmata, Saproglyphidae) and Blattisocius keegani Fox (Acari, Mesostigmata, Ascidae).

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1— Supported by Conselho Nacional do Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico, CNPq. Brasil.

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