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First description of macropterous male and female of Cryphocricos latus (Heteroptera: Naucoridae) Usinger
The macropterous male and female of Cryphocricos latus are herein described for the first time; both were collected in Alajuela, Costa Rica. Notes to separate this species from other macropterous species of the genus are given.
New records of snipe eels (Anguilliformes: Nemichthyidae) from the Pacific coast of lower Central America
(Marine Biodiversity Records vol.9 no.1 1-6 2016, 2016)
Background: New records of occurrence of two snipe eels (Avocettina bowersii and Nemichthys scolopaceus), poorly known for the Pacific coast of Costa Rica and Panama are herein reported. Results: Specimens, 45 in total (28 ...
The structure and function of dry weather mangrove on the Pacific Coast of Central America, with emphasis on Avicennia bicolor forests
(Estuaries Research Federation, 2013)
Mangrove forests along the Pacific Coast of Central America cover around 4,000 km2. Most of this coast is occupied with tropical dry forest mangroves where basal areas range between 6 and 20 m2 ha−1 and canopy heights ...
New species of Potamocoris Hungerford (Heteroptera, Potamocoridae) from Costa Rica and a key to the species
(Magnolia Press, 2014-11)
A new potamocorid species, Potamocoris sitesi NEW SPECIES, with its two wing morphs (coleopteroid and macropterous) are described from Costa Rica. Descriptions are supported with photographs and illustrations. Parameres ...
First record of the sea anemone Anthopleura nigrescens (Cnidaria: Actiniaria: Actiniidae) on the Pacific coast of Central America
(Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 2012-08)
We report the first record of the sea anemone Anthopleura nigrescens on the Pacific coast of Central America. Five specimens from Mata Limón (Costa Rica) were collected from rocks of a man-made breakwater at sub-tidal ...
First record of non-indigenous Paracaprella pusilla Mayer, 1890 (Crustacea: Amphipoda: Caprellidae) in Golfo de Nicoya, Pacific Coast of Costa Rica
The caprellid Paracaprella pusilla from the Western Atlantic Ocean is reported for the first time in Golfo de Nicoya, Pacific coast of Costa Rica, representing the third registered invasion of this species in the Eastern ...
Indicator - based management recommendations for an artisanal bottom - longline fishery in Costa Rica, Central America
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2017)
There is a growing need to strengthen the small-scale fishing sector with emerging governance methods that improve fishers’ threatened livelihoods. Therefore, this study’s aim was to develop management recommendations, ...
First record of the whistling Heron, Syrigma sibilatrix (Temminck, 1824) (Aves: Ardeidae) in Costa Rica
(Check List, 2016)
We present the first record of Whistling Heron, Syrigma sibilatrix, for Costa Rica, a species considered restricted to South America. An individual was observed foraging in a soccer field at Manzanillo, Limon province, ...