Antonio Lucas Sforcin Amaral

Antonio Lucas Sforcin Amaral
São Paulo State University | Unesp · Department of Zoology

Master of Science

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Antonio L. Sforcin Amaral currently works at the Department of Zoology, São Paulo State University, studying Master of Science in Zoology Degree. Antonio does research in Zoology. Their most recent publication is 'Guia de Animais Peçonhentos e Venenosos dos Câmpus da UNESP de Botucatu (Guide of the Poisonous and Venomous Animals of the Campus of the São Paulo State University in Botucatu)'.

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Beetles (Coleoptera) are the most diverse group of animals in the world and occur in many environments. In Atlantic and Amazon rainforests, the scorpion-beetle Onychocerus albitarsis (Cerambycidae), can be found. It has venom glandules and inoculators organs in the antenna extremities. Two injuries in humans are reported, showing different patterns...
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ABSTRACT Centipedes are venomous arthropods that have an elongated body, divided into many segments, presenting a pair of legs in each segment, adapted pairs of paws that simulate fangs and inject venom causing intense pain, with local erythema and edema, and rarely, blisters and skin necrosis. We present the case of a young woman pricked on her up...
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INTRODUCTION: Mantis shrimps or siriboias are crustaceans belonging to the order Stomatopoda. They are known for their strong claws, which they use for defense and capturing their prey. They are classified into two groups: the spearers, which pierce the prey with sharp projections, and the smashers, which strike their prey with high-powered punches...
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Este livro, disponibilizado gratuitamente e com orgulho por nós, é resultado de um esforço conjunto entre três amigos. Atingimos a 2ª edição, com melhorias e novos animais descritos, aproximando cada vez mais nosso objetivo de catalogar, identificar e fornecer medidas de primeiros socorros para acidentes que possam acontecer nos câmpus da UNESP e d...
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Besouros são insetos pertencentes à ordem Coleoptera, e compõem o grupo de animais mais diverso do mundo. Esta ordem inclui a família Cerambycidae, composta pelos besouros serra-pau, com algumas espécies consideradas pragas para as monoculturas arbóreas. Nessa família é encontrado o besouro-escorpião Onychocerus albitarsis Pascoe, que possui um par...
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A obra apresenta e discute os principais animais peçonhentos e venenosos dos câmpus de Rubião Júnior e Lageado, em Botucatu (Universidade Estadual Paulista). Um grande número de animais foi observado e registrado, sendo o livro um registro de fauna em áreas de vegetação nativa relativamente preservada e uma referência para a utilzação de primeiros...

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The project studies the description and identification of cutaneous lesions and systemic manifestations caused by venomous and poisonous arthropods, with emphasis in the teraphy and the prevention of injuries.