Survey and New Distributional Records of Nocturnal Social Wasps Apoica (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Epiponini) Along Madeira River, Rondônia, Brazil

Bruno Gomes, Caio Lourenço Assunção da Silva, Marjorie da Silva, Fernando Barbosa Noll

Abstract


Abstract: Diversity of species of Apoica present along the portion of Madeira river in Rondônia was investigated. Five of the ten species were found, with new distributional records for Apoica gelida van der Vecht and Apoica pallens Fabricius.

Levantamento e Novos Registros de Vespas Sociais Noturnas Apoica (Hymenoptera, Vespidae, Epiponini) ao Longo do Rio Madeira, Rondônia, Brazil

Resumo: Nesse trabalho investigou-se a diversidade de espécies de Apoica presentes ao longo do rio Madeira no estado de Rondônia. Foram encontradas cinco das dez espécies do gênero, além de novos registros de ocorrência para as espécies Apoica gelida van der Vecht e Apoica pallens Fabricius.


Keywords


Amazon; distribution; diversity; Neotropical region; swarm-founding wasps; Amazônia; distribuição; diversidade; região Neotropical; vespas enxameadoras

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