First record of Mymarommatidae (Hymenoptera) from Brazil

Abstract

Specimens of Mymarommatidae (Hymenoptera) were collected in São Paulo and Espirito Santo states in areas with cultivation of Eucalyptus L'Herit. This is the first record to this family from Brazil

Mymarommatidae; Hymenoptera; first record; Brazil


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First record of Mymarommatidae (Hymenoptera) from Brazil

Angélica M. Penteado-DiasI; Sandra M. Pasenow BragaII

IDepartamento de Ecologia e Biologia Evolutiva, Universidade Federal de São Carlos. Caixa Postal 676, 13565-905 São Carlos, São Paulo, Brasil. E-mail: angelica@power.ufscar.br

IIPrograma de Pós-Graduação em Ecologia e Recursos Naturais, Centro de Ciências Biológicas e da Saúde, Universidade Federal de São Carlos. Caixa Postal 676, 13565-905 São Carlos, São Paulo, Brasil

ABSTRACT

Specimens of Mymarommatidae (Hymenoptera) were collected in São Paulo and Espirito Santo states in areas with cultivation of Eucalyptus L'Herit. This is the first record to this family from Brazil

Key words: Mymarommatidae, Hymenoptera, first record, Brazil

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS. To Aracruz Celulose (Aracruz, Espírito Santo, Brazil) for sending material for study, to FAPESP (Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo/BIOTA) and CNPq (Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico) for financial support.

Recebido em 09.XI.2001; aceito em 13.V.2002.

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Publication Dates

  • Publication in this collection
    18 May 2009
  • Date of issue
    June 2002

History

  • Accepted
    13 May 2002
  • Received
    09 Nov 2001
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