• Sherlem Patrícia de S. Felizardo Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi
  • R. C. Borges Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi
  • J. N. A. Santos Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi
  • Orlando Tobias Silveira Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi



Protopolybia chartergoides, Charterginus fulvus, insect-plant interaction, herbivory


The interactive behaviors of two species of social wasps, Protopolybia chartergoides (Gribodo) and Charterginus fulvus Fox with Cecropia obtusifolia (Cecropiaceae) are described. The use of Cecropia Müllerian bodies by the two wasps is also described, as well as the distribution of this trait in Protopolybia and Charterginus.


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Orlando Tobias Silveira, Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi

Curador Hymenoptera


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How to Cite

Felizardo, S. P. de S., Borges, R. C., Santos, J. N. A., & Silveira, O. T. (2017). TWO MORE SOCIAL WASP SPECIES (VESPIDAE, POLISTINAE) COLLECT MULLERIAN BODIES FROM CECROPIA TREES (URTICACEAE). Sociobiology, 64(4), 451–455.



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