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Acta Amazonica

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

Acta Amaz. vol.28 no.1 Manaus Mar. 1998

https://doi.org/10.1590/1809-43921998281066 

ZOOLOGIA

Dinastíneos (coleoptera, scarabaeoidea, melolonthidae) em uma área de terra firme na Amazônia Central, Brasil1

Dynastinae beetle (coleoptera, scarabaeoidea, melolonthidae) of an upland rainforest area in Central Amazonia, Brazil

Ricardo ANDREAZZE 1  

Claudio Ruy V FONSECA 2  

1Estudante de doutorado no Programa de Pós-Graduação INPA/FUA. C. P. 478 60911-970 Manaus AM

2Pesquisador Titular do INPA/CPEN. C. P. 478 69011-970 Manaus AM


RESUMO

Foram efetuadas coletas mensais de julho/1990 a junho/1991, durante a lua nova, na Fazenda Aruanã, uma área de terra-firme às margens da rodovia Torquato Tapajós, AM-010, Km 215, Município de Itacoatiara, Estado do Amazonas, Brasil. Utilizou-se para as coletas luz mista de mercúrio de 250 W, sobre um lençol branco. Foram coletados 251 indivíduos de 9 gêneros e 18 espécies de dinastíneos e dentre estes houve predominância de Cyclocephala Latreille (3 espécies abundantes) e Ligyrus Burmeister (única espécie abundante).

Palavras-Chave: Coleoptera; Scarabaeoidea; Melolonthidae; Dynastinae; Amazônia Central

ABSTRACT

Monthly collections were done between July/1990 and June/1991 during the new moon at the Fazenda Aruanã an area of upland rainforest located alongside the Torquato Tapajós road, AM-010, at Km 215, city of Itacoatiara, Amazonas State, Brazil. A mixed 250 W mercury vapor lamp was used for atraction on a white sheet. 251 specimens of 9 genera and 18 species of Dynastinae were collected and there was predominance of Cyclocephala (three species were more numerous) and Ligyrus (only one abundant).

Key words: Coleoptera; Scarabaeoidea; Melolonthidae; Dynastinae; Amazon Basin

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