Research Topics

Mirna Martins Casagrande


Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Paran
Country: Brazil


  1. Dias F, Casagrande M, Mielke O. Biology and external morphology of the immature stages of the butterfly Callicore pygas eucale, with comments on the taxonomy of the genus Callicore (Nymphalidae: Biblidinae). J Insect Sci. 2014;14:91 pubmed publisher
    ..Immature stages data provide further evidence that Callicore is paraphyletic and that generic limits within the Callicorina need revision. ..
  2. Dias F, Dolibaina D, Mielke C, Mielke O, Casagrand M. Description of two new species of Pheles Herrich-Schäffer, [1853] and notes on the taxonomic position of two species hitherto included in the genus (Riodinidae: Riodininae). Zootaxa. 2015;3981:275-83 pubmed publisher
    ..nov. and Melanis caatingensis (Callaghan & Nobre, 2014) comb. nov. The species studied are pictured and details of the head and genitalia are illustrated. ..
  3. dos Santos F, Dias F, Leite L, Dolibaina D, Casagrande M, Mielke O. Taxonomic notes on some species of Euselasia Hübner, [1819] from the "Uriiformes" group, with the description of the immature stages of Euselasia satyroides Lathy, 1926, stat. rev. (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae: Euselasiinae). Zootaxa. 2014;3869:501-22 pubmed publisher
    ..rev.; Euselasia geon Seitz, 1913, syn. rev. is considered a synonym of Eurygona eugeon Hewitson, 1856. Additionally, a taxonomic dichotomous key for the species belonging to the "Uriiformes" group is provided. ..
  4. Siewert R, Mielke O, Casagrande M. Tosta Evans, 1953 (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae): a new species from northeast Brazil, first description of the female of Tosta tosta Evans, 1953, and placement of the genus within Achlyodini. Zootaxa. 2015;3999:446-50 pubmed publisher
    ..Illustrations of adults and male and female genitalia for all studied species are provided, as well as a discussion of the placement of the genus within the tribe Achlyodini. ..
  5. Dolibaina D, Dias F, Mielke O, Casagrande M. Argyrogrammana Strand (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae) from Parque Nacional da Serra do Divisor, Acre, Brazil, with the description of four new species. Zootaxa. 2015;4028:227-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Jauffret & J. Jauffret, 2007 and A. saulensis tunari are recognized and figured for the first time. The taxonomy of the species found at the PNSD is discussed and adults are figured, including illustrations of the genitalia. ..
  6. Dolibaina D, Dias F, Siewert R, Mielke O, Casagrande M. Mesene Doubleday (Lepidoptera: Riodinidae) from Parque Nacional da Serra do Divisor, Acre, Brazil, with taxonomic notes and the description of a new species. Zootaxa. 2016;4175:463-472 pubmed publisher
    ..philonis Hewitson, 1874. Mesene margaretta (White, 1843), M. philonis and M. nola are recognized as closely related. Species encountered at the PNSD are illustrated, including the genitalia of males and females, when available. ..
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    Dias F, Casagrande M, Mielke O. [Biological aspects and external morphology of immature stages of Memphis moruus stheno (Prittwittz) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)]. Neotrop Entomol. 2010;39:400-13 pubmed
    ..Descriptions, illustrations and photographs of egg, all five instars and pupa are given. The cephalic morphology and chaetotaxy of first instar were described and illustrated. Results are compared with other Charaxinae immature stages...