222- Keneesha Bonner

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Location of collection:


Date of collection:

August 2012

Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity:



Distinguishing morphological features of Order:

*Compound Eyes which are usually big
*Females usually have a hardened ovipositor, which may be modified for sawing, piercing or stinging 
*Most have three pairs of legs
*Long tounge for eating 


* Symphyta (sawflies) doesnt have discernible waist
* Apocrita (ants, bees and wasps) have distinct waist



After sequencing, genus and species

Geographical Distribution:

*Wide Spread

Life cycle:

Metamorphosis Cycle

Sexual dimorphism:

*Based off of genetic make-up

Varies based on order,

What it eats:Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage

*Fungus feeders 

Habitat: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage

* Terrestrial or aquatic 

*Larva has habitat where their food is located
*Adault stage with Wings can fly a distance to obtain food/nectar
*Mainly Australia

Ecological Importance: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage

*Pollination for reproduction

Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage

*Domestic Usages
*Defends plants in exchange for food and shelter (ecosystem)
*Sciene Purposes  

PCR product: gel picture?

Sequence data:

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