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Macapá

(Portuguese makaˈpa)
n
(Placename) a town in NE Brazil, capital of the federal territory of Amapá, on the Canal do Norte of the Amazon delta. Pop: 377 000 (2005 est)

Ma•ca•pá

(mə kəˈpɑ)

n.
the capital of Amapá, in NE Brazil, at the mouth of the Amazon. 89,081.
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At 1055 h on 21 September 2015, a leucistic male of Tropidurus hispidus was photographed on a rocky surface and leaf litter around the Fortaleza de Sao Jose de Macapa (0.031058[degrees]N, 51.049133[degrees]W, datum WGS84), municipality of Macapa, Amapa state, Brazil.
Analise da gestao e gerenciamento dos residuos de servicos de saude (RSS) do Hospital de Emergencia de Macapa, Amapa, Brasil.
2936, Bairro Petropolis, CEP 69067-375 Manaus, AM, Brazil (4) Laboratorio de Mamiferos, Instituto de Pesquisas Cientificas e Tecnologicas do Estado do Amapa, Rodovia JK, Km 10, s/n, bairro Fazendinha, CEP 68912-250, Macapa, Amapa, Brazil
Plant species were identified through identification keys and comparison with specimens available at the Amapaense Herbarium (HAMAB), the herbarium at the Amapa Institute for Scientific and Technological Research (IEPA) in Macapa, Amapa, Brazil.
aegypti used in the bioassays were from the colony maintained at the Insectarium of the Arthropoda Laboratory at the Federal University of Amapa, all of [F.sub.6] generation, in the third young stadium, Macapa, Amapa lineage.
Species (Common name) Origin Type of habitat Group A (1) Group B (2) Nasua nasua (coati) Maraba, Para 1 15 Capitao Poco, Para 4 0 Benevides, Para 1 0 Macapa, Amapa 0 30 Procyon cancrivorus Capitao Poco, 2 0 (crab-eating raccoon) Para Potos flavus Macapa, Amapa 1 0 (kinkajou) Total 9a 45b Species (Common name) Origin Frequency of positive samples (3) Nasua nasua (coati) Maraba, Para 37.5% (6/16) Capitao Poco, Para 25% (1/4) Benevides, Para 100% (1/1) Macapa, Amapa 0 Procyon cancrivorus Capitao Poco, 100% (2/2) (crab-eating raccoon) Para Potos flavus Macapa, Amapa 0 (kinkajou) Total 18.52% (10/54) (1) Group A: Captive animals.
(1) Centro de Educacao, Engenharia e Matematica, Universidade Estadual do Amapa, Macapa, Amapa, Brazil.