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Vol 60, No 4 (2013)

Table of Contents


"Marimbondos": a review on the neotropical swarm-founding polistines. PDF
Fernando Barbosa Noll 347-353

Research Article - Ants

Molecular Cloning, Characterization and Expression Analysis of Calreticulin Gene in the Ant Polyrhachis vicina Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) PDF
Liping Liu, Liang Dang, Gengsi Xi, Fang Wang 355-361
Insecticidal Activity of the Whole Grass Extract of Typha angustifolia and its Active Component against Solenopsis invicta PDF
Zhixiang Zhang, You Zhou, Xiangning Song, Hanhong Xu, Dongmei Cheng 362-366
Microhabitat Characteristics That Regulate Ant Richness Patterns: The Importance of Leaf Litter for Epigaeic Ants PDF
Antonio Cesar Medeiros de Queiroz, Carla Rodrigues Ribas, Filipe Machado França 367-373
Pupae Transplantation to Boost Early Colony Growth in the Weaver Ant Oecophylla longinoda Latreille (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) PDF
Issa Ouagoussounon, Antonio Sinzogan, Joachim Offenberg, Appolinaire Adandonon, Jean-François Vayssières, Dansou Kossou 374-379
Notes on biology of Brazilian populations of ants of the Pachycondyla foetida species complex (Formicidae: Ponerinae) PDF
Itanna Oliveira Fernandes, Marcio Luiz De Oliveira, Jacques Hubert Charles Delabie 380-386
Taxonomic Studies on the Ant Genus Strumigenys Smith, 1860 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) with Report of Two New Species and Five New Records Including a Tramp Species from India PDF
Himender Bharti, Shahid A Akbar 387-396
Parasitoids of Acromyrmex (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Leaf-Cutting Ants in Continuous and Fragmented Atlantic Forest PDF
Luciana Elizalde, Jarbas Marçal de Queiroz 397-404

Research Article - Bees

Temporal variation in the abundance of Orchid Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in a Neotropical Hygrophilous Forest PDF
Maurício Meirelles do Nascimento Castro, Carlos Alberto Garófalo, José Carlos Serrano, Cláudia Inês Silva 405-412
Differential Gene Transcription in Honeybee (Apis cerana) Larvae Challenged by Chinese Sacbrood Virus (CSBV) PDF
Yi Zhang, Xiu Huang, ZaiFu Xu, RiChou Han, JingHua Chen 413-420
Nest entrance types of stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae sensu lato) in a Tropical Dry Forest of mid-Western Brazil PDF
Felipe Varussa de Oliveira Lima, Rogerio Silvestre, José Benedito Perrella Balestieri 421-428
The Odorant-Binding Protein Gene obp11 Shows Different Spatiotemporal Roles in the Olfactory System of Apis mellifera ligustica and Apis cerana cerana PDF
Hongxia Zhao, Yuexiong Luo, Jianghong Lee, Xuefeng Zhang, qin Liang, Xinnian Zeng 429-435
Pollen Content in Honey of Apis mellifera Linnaeus (Hymenoptera, Apidae) in an Atlântica Forest Fragment in the Municipality of Piracicaba, São Paulo State, Brazil. PDF
Diogo Feliciano Dias Araujo, Augusta Carolina Carmelo Carmargo Moreti, Talita Antonia da Silveira, Luís Carlos Marchini, Ivani Pozar Otsuk 436-440

Research Article - Termites

Population Growth Characteristics of Incipient Colonies of the Eastern Subterranean Termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar) (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) PDF
Mark A. Janowiecki, Susan C. Jones, Joshua L. Bryant 441-445
Neotenic reproductives influence worker caste differentiation in the termite Reticulitermes speratus (Isoptera; Rhinotermitidae) PDF
Yoshinobu Hayashi, Hitoshi Miyata, Osamu Kitade, Nathan Lo 446-452
Evaluation of formic acid toxicity to subterranean termite, Reticulitermes chinensis Snyder PDF
Yongjian Xie, Qin Du, Qiuying Huang, Chaoliang Lei 453-458
Multiple male and female reproductive strategies and the presence of a polyandric mating system in the termite Reticulitermes labralis (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae) PDF
Jia Wu, Xiaohong Su, Xiaohong Kong, Minghua Liu, Lianxi Xing 459-465

Research Article - Wasps

Effects of Colors and Appearance of the Potential Aggressor on Defensive Behavior of Vespa crabro L. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) Colonies. PDF
Jerzy Nadolski 466-470
Selectivity of Old and New Insecticides and Behaviour of Vespidae Predators in Coffee Crop PDF
Flavio Lemes Fernandes, Paulo Roberto da Silva, Jessica Emiliane Rodrigues Gorri, Laís Franchini Pucci, Ítalo Willian da Silva 471-476
Phenology of European Hornet, Vespa crabro L. and Saxon Wasps, Dolichovespula saxonica Fabr. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) and the Influence of the Weather on the Reproductive Success of Wasps Societies in Urban Conditions PDF
Jerzy Nadolski 477-483

Short Note

Laboratory Rearing and Niche Resources of Pseudacteon spp. Coquillett (Diptera: Phoridae) Parasitoids of Solenopsis saevissima (Smith) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) PDF
Marcos Antônio Pesquero, Ana Paula de Almeida Vaz, Filipe Viegas de Arruda 484-486

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