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Carrijo-Carvalho, L. C. and A. M. Chudzinski-Tavassi. 2007. The venom of the Lonomia caterpillar: An overview. Toxicon. 49:741-757

Chudzinski-Tavassi A.M and L.C. Carrijo-Carvalho. 2006. Biochemical and biological properties of Lonomia obliqua bristle extract. Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases. 12(2)

Lorini L.M., G.S. Rebelato, and J Bonatti. 2004. Reproductie parameters of Lonomia obliqua in Laboratory. Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology. 47(4)

Lorini, L. M., P .H. G. Zarbin and C. D. Tedesco. 2007. Biology of Laboratory- Reared Lonomia obliqua (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Florida Entomological Society. 90(4):770-771

Nascimento-Silva, V., G. R. da Silva, J. A. Moraes, F. Z. Cyrino, S. H. Seabra, E. Bouskela, J. A. Guimar„es, and C. Barja- Fidalgo. 2012. A pro-inflammatory profile of endothelial cell in Lonomia obliqua envenomation. Toxicon. 60: 50-60

Ricci-Silva M.E., R.H. Valente, I.R. Leon, D.V. Tambourgi, O.H.P. Ramos, J. Perales, and A.M. Chudzinski-Tavassi. 2008. Immunochemical and proteomic technologies as tools for unraveling toxins involved in envenoming contact with Lonomia obliqua caterpillars. Toxicon. 51(6): 1017-1028

Schmitberger, P.A., T. C. Fernandes, R. C. Santos, R. C. Assis, A. P. Gomes, P.K. Siqueira, R. R. Vitorino, E.G. Mendonca, M. G. A. Oliveira, and R. Siqueira-Batisa. 2013. Probable chronic renal failure cause by Lonomia caterpillar envenomation. Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases. 19:14

Veiga, A. B. G., B. Blochtein, and J. A. Guimar„es. 2001. Structures involved in production, secrestion,and injection of the venom produced by the caterpillar Lonomia obliqua (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). Toxicon. 39: 1343-1351

Veiga A.B.G, J.M.C. Ribeiro, J.A. Guimaraes, and I.M.B. Francischetti. 2005. A catalog for the transcripts from the venomous structures of the caterpillar Lonomia obliqua: identification of the proteins potentially involved in the coagulation disorder and hemorrhagic syndrome. National Institute of Health. 335: 11-27