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Natural History and Comparative Morphology of Immatures of Gamelia anableps (C. Felder & R. Felder) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae, Hemileucinae)

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Author(s):
Moraes, S. S. ; Otero, L. S. ; Freitas, A. V. L.
Total Authors: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Neotropical Entomology; v. 46, n. 4, p. 397-408, AUG 2017.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

Egg, larva, and pupa of Gamelia anableps (C. Felder \& R. Felder, 1874) are described for the first time and the chaetotaxy of the first instar provided. Eggs and selected structures of larvae and pupae were also investigated by means of scanning electron microscopy. Eggs are laid in clusters, are ellipsoidal and laterally flat. Larvae passed through eight instars in about 78 days. Pupation occurs inside a poorly organized cocoon of yellowish silk. The dark brown pupa is cylindrical in shape with appendages firmly fused together and to the body wall. The chaeotaxy is compared with other Saturniidae species belongining to Hemileucinae, Ceratocampinae, and Saturniinae and the natural history of G. anableps compared with other Saturniidae. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/50225-3 - Natural history, phylogeny and conservation of Neotropical Lepidoptera
Grantee:André Victor Lucci Freitas
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/17047-5 - Inventory of herbivores in Piperaceae species
Grantee:Simeão de Souza Moraes
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate