Notes on mating behaviour and a possible new host plant for Megacyllene angulata (Fabricius, 1775) (Cerambycidae, Coleoptera)

  • Francisco Eriberto de Lima Nascimento Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Museu de Zoologia (MZUSP) - São Paulo, SP, Brasil. http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5047-8921
  • Diego Matheus de Mello Mendes Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Coordenação de Pesquisas em Entomologia (CPEN), Programa de Pós-Graduação em Entomologia (PPG-ENT) - Manaus, AM, Brasil. http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5037-9686
  • Alberto Moreira da Silva Neto Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Coordenação de Pesquisas em Entomologia (CPEN), Programa de Pós-Graduação em Entomologia (PPG-ENT) - Manaus, AM, Brasil. http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4522-3756
Keywords: Amazon region, Behaviour, Ecology, Longhorned beetle

Abstract

The mating behavior of M. angulata (Fabricius, 1775) is described, illustrated and discussed. Additionally, we also comment on the possible new host plant of this species based on two plants (Luehea cymulosa Spruce ex Benth. (Malvaceae) and Doliocarpus dentatus (Aubl.) Standl (Dilleniaceae) on which copulation occurs.

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Author Biographies

Francisco Eriberto de Lima Nascimento, Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Museu de Zoologia (MZUSP) - São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

Avenida Nazaré, 481, Ipiranga, CEP 04263-000, São Paulo, SP, Brasil.

Diego Matheus de Mello Mendes, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Coordenação de Pesquisas em Entomologia (CPEN), Programa de Pós-Graduação em Entomologia (PPG-ENT) - Manaus, AM, Brasil.

Campus II. Avenida André Araújo, 2.936, Petrópolis, CEP 69067-375, Manaus, AM, Brasil.

Alberto Moreira da Silva Neto, Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia (INPA), Coordenação de Pesquisas em Entomologia (CPEN), Programa de Pós-Graduação em Entomologia (PPG-ENT) - Manaus, AM, Brasil.

Campus II. Avenida André Araújo, 2.936, Petrópolis, CEP 69067-375, Manaus, AM, Brasil.

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Published
2020-01-31
How to Cite
Nascimento, F. E., Mendes, D. M., & Silva Neto, A. (2020). Notes on mating behaviour and a possible new host plant for Megacyllene angulata (Fabricius, 1775) (Cerambycidae, Coleoptera). Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 60, e20206004. https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2020.60.04
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