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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||The Host-plant Range Of Twig-girdling Beetles (coleoptera: Cerambycidae: Lamiinae: Onciderini) Of The Atlantic Rainforest In Southeastern Brazil|
|Abstract:||In this study, the host-plant range of Onciderini beetles was investigated during 4 years in an Atlantic rainforest of southeastern Brazil. Twelve species of Onciderini beetles girdled thirty-six plant species in the study site. In total, 1046 plants were girdled by Onciderini beetles as follows: 44.6% were Vochysiaceae, 15% were Mymosaceae, 12% were Melastomataceae, 9% were Lauraceae, 4% were Anacardiaceae and 15% were distributed among Meliaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Bombacaceae, Fabaceae, Thymelaeaceae, Cecropiaceae, Myrtaceae, Lecythidaceae, and Myrsinaceae. Onciderini beetles did not select hosts randomly. Most of the associations (70%) with host plants were caused by polyphagous beetles and different plant families showed different ratios of polyphagous, oligophagous and monophagous Onciderini in the study site. © 2011 Taylor & Francis.|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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