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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.
Understory bat roosts, availability and occupation patterns in a Neotropical rainforest of Costa Rica
(Revista de Biología Tropical, 2016-07-03)
The strong link between bats and their roosts is widely recognized as being particularly significant. Despite this, roosting ecology of bats is poorly understood and much of the basic information is still unknown. In this ...
Scorpion maintenance in captivity for venom extraction in Costa Rica
(Revista de Biologia Tropical Vol.64 No.3 1019-1027, 2016-04-04)
Approximately 2 000 scorpion species can be found around the world; although few species are considered “harmful” to human beings, a high number of scorpionism cases are reported all over the world. The ...
First record of the genus ocyochterus from Colombia and new records of ochteridae from costa rica (Hemiptera:Heteroptera)
The frst Colombian record of Ocyochterus, expanding the previously known distributional range of the genus. Additionally, records of two species of Ochterus from Costa Rica are provided. The material examined is deposited ...
Composición y estructura forestal del Corredor Biológico Interurbano Río Tibás, Heredia, Costa Rica
This research had as objective to determine the forest structure and floristic composition of the “Tibás River Interurban Biological corridor” region. We delimit three elevational zones/strata in the area and established ...
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 ...
A checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Río Macho Biological Station, Provincia de Cartago, Costa Rica
(Check List vo.11 no.6 article 1784 1-10 2015, 2015-11-02)
We provide a checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of Río Macho Biological Station (RMBS), Costa Rica. During a period of a year (2012–2013) we conducted visual and acoustic surveys in a natural mature forest plot (>50 ...
Unexplored Character Diversity in Onychophora (Velvet Worms): A Comparative Study of Three Peripatid Species
(Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, Norway, 2012-12-17)
Low character variation among onychophoran species has been an obstacle for taxonomic and phylogenetic studies in the past, however we have identified a number of new and informative characters using morphological, molecular, ...
Floristic composition and richness of urban domestic gardens in three urban socioeconomic stratifications in the city Heredia, Costa Rica
(Urban Ecosystems Vol.20 51-63, 2017)
The urban domestic gardens that are part of urban green areas have become a very important element due to their ecosystematic benefits and the poor information about them. Information regarding the floristic richness of ...
Losing legs and walking hard: Effects of autotomy and different substrates in the locomotion of harvestmen in the genus Prionostemma
(Journal of Arachnology vol.44 no.1 76-82 2016, 2016-04-01)
Autotomy, the strategy of voluntarily releasing a leg during an encounter with a potential predator or in agonistic interactions between conspecifics, is common in animals. The potential costs of this behavior have been ...