222- Keneesha Bonner

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Location of collection:

GGC 4


Date of collection:

August 2012


Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity:



Photo:

Bug222.JPG


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 

Sub-order


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

Family


*Ants
*Bees
*Wasps

After sequencing, genus and species



Geographical Distribution:


*Wide Spread


Life cycle:


Metamorphosis Cycle
*Egg
*Larva
*Pupa
*Adult  

Sexual dimorphism:


*Based off of genetic make-up

Varies based on order,

What it eats:Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage


*Nectar
*Honeydew
*Predators
*Parasites
*Scavengers 
*Omnivores
*Seedeaters
*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


*Parasitic 
*Predators 
*Pollination for reproduction

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


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

PCR product: gel picture?


Sequence data:


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