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Research Article

Comparative Immature Morphology of Brazilian Fire Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Solenopsis)

1Laboratório de Entomologia Médica, Centro de Ciências da Saúde, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), 21.945-970 Ilha do Fundão, RN, Brazil
2Centro de Estudos de Insetos Sociais, Instituto de Biociências, Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), 13506-900 Rio Claro, SP, Brazil
3Laboratório de Histopatologia e Biologia Estrutural de Plantas, Centro de Energia Nuclear na Agricultura, University of São Paulo (USP), 13400-970 Piracicaba, SP, Brazil
4Laboratório de Mirmecologia, Centro de Pesquisa do Cacau, 45650-000 Itabuna, BA, Brazil

Received 18 March 2011; Accepted 29 April 2011

Academic Editor: Fernando Fernández

Copyright © 2012 Eduardo Gonçalves Paterson Fox et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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