Both Miridae and Melyridae
have been recorded as common floral visitors of diverse plant species (Mawdsley 2003; Ishida et al.
Astylus quadrilineatus (Germar, 1825) of the family Melyridae
was sampled only in the municipality of Cachoeira do Sul, as dominant, very abundant, very frequent and accidental, collected in large quantities only in the flowering period of olive trees.
Ascia monuste (Godart, 1818) (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) obtained from kale crop, Cornitermes cumulans (Rollar, 1832) (Isoptera: Termitidae) from pasture, Musca domestica Linnaeus, 1758 (Diptera: Muscidae) from manure and Astylus variegatus (Germar, 1824) (Coleoptera: Melyridae
) from corn crop.
Ad Cicindellidae Coleoptera/ Anthonomus L+Ad Curculionidae granais Coleoptera/ Lagria villosa Ad Lagriidae Coleoptera/ Astylus Ad Melyridae
variegatus Hem iptera/A Bemisia tabaci Ad leyroidade Hemiptera/ Neomegalotomus Ad Alydidae parvus Hemiptera/ Agallia Ad Cicadellidae albidula Hemiptera/ Hypselonotus Ad Coreidae sp.
The 20 records available to me are as follows (sex of asilid bracketed): Coleoptera: Buprestidae ([female]), Coccinellidae ([female]), Dermestidae ([male]), Melyridae
([female]), Scarabaeidae (3[male] 3[female]); Diptera: Muscidae ([male]); Hemiptera: Lygaeidae ([male]), Pentatomidae ([male]); Isoptera: Hodotermitidae (3[male] 2[female]); Orthoptera: Tridactylidae (2[male]).
One was one of six possible brightly-colored species of Collops Say (subfamily Malachiinae, family Melyridae
) found in Wisconsin.
Distribution and genetic structure of two allopatric beetle (Coleoptera: Melyridae
) species on rock outcrops in the southeast.
1 Coccinellidae Coleomegilla maculata De Geer 13 Cycloneda sanguinea (L.) 0 Melyridae
Collops nigriceps Say 8 Mordellidae Glipostenoda sp.
bivittula (Kirsch, 1883), Epitrix spp., and Maecolaspis spp.], Melyridae
[Astylus variegatus (Germar, 1824)], and Meloidae [Epicauta atomaria (Germar, 1821)] were collected from the plant shoots, and 77 beetles of the family Scarabaeidae, from the soil were collected.