Predation on the Lesser Treefrog Dendropsophus cf. minutus (Anura: Hylidae) by a nymph of Lethocerus sp. (Hemiptera: Belostomatidae) in the eastern Amazon, Brazil, including a list of predation events

Predation on the Lesser Treefrog Dendropsophus cf. minutus (Anura: Hylidae) by a nymph of Lethocerus sp. (Hemiptera: Belostomatidae) in the eastern Amazon, Brazil, including a list of predation events

Marcos Roberto DIAS-SOUZA, Pedro Hugo ESTEVES-SILVA, Pedro Henrique GUEDES-LIMA, Vinicius A. Martins BARBOSA-FIGUEIREDO & Carlos Eduardo COSTA-CAMPOS urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:428F76A0-986E-4486-9FC3-FA540AF78469 Predation is considered as one of the major causes of mortality in anuran natural populations, being well documented in the literature. This paper reports a nymph of Lethocerus sp. feeding on an adult Dendropsophus cf. minutus, on the side edge of an abandoned pool area of Serra do Navio municipality, Amapá state, Northern Brazil, including a list of predation events involving the...

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