Survey of Mymarommatidae and their occurrence in agricultural systems in Brazil.
Bottom Line: L. (Sapindales: Rutaceae), and guava, Psidium guajava L. (Myrtales: Myrtaceae), in the northern Espirito Santo State, Brazil. 146 specimens of mymarommatids were collected, of which 71, 55, 16, and 4 exemplars were obtained in the area cultivated with guava, papaya, citrus, and coconut, respectively.The mean numbers of mymarommatids collected in the period from April to June 2011 were significantly higher than those obtained in the other nine months.This is the first record of the presence of mymarommatids in these agricultural systems.
Affiliation: Instituto Capixaba de Pesquisa, Assistência Técnica e Extensão Rural - INCAPER, Rod. BR 101, Km 151, Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brazil firstname.lastname@example.org.Show MeSH
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Mentions: The results revealed the presence of two morphospecies belonging to two genera of Mymarommatidae, namely Mymaromma and Mymaromella (Figure 3). The most abundant genus was Mymaromma, which comprised 93.8% of the total collection. Mymaromella sp. was encountered in all crops, and all individuals collected were females. The data are shown in Table 1.
Affiliation: Instituto Capixaba de Pesquisa, Assistência Técnica e Extensão Rural - INCAPER, Rod. BR 101, Km 151, Linhares, Espírito Santo, Brazil email@example.com.