volume 163, issue 2, P241-250 2017
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12570
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Guilherme Ferreira Pagoti, Maria Fernanda Gomes Villalba Peñaflor, Mauro Alexandre Marabesi, José Maurício Simões Bento, Rodrigo Hirata Willemart

Abstract: Abstract Harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones) are arachnids that rely on chemicals for communication and are particularly dependent on high humidity. The harvestman Jussara spec. (Sclerosomatidae) clearly prefers to rest on the stem and leaves of Psychotria suterella Muell. Arg. (Rubiaceae), a plant having a complex architecture of overlapping branches. So far, few studies have focused on understanding how harvestmen find their host plant and the benefits associated with the selected plant. Here, we investigated…

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