Alysha Ali: Homoptera

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Diptera Specimen

Specimen #: 1

Order: Homoptera

Family: Cercopidae

Date of Collection: August 27, 2018

Location: EHC Downstream

Species Abundance: 2

Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity: H'= 2.9817719

Taxonomic Information:

▪ Body: A round body shape with a series of small spines. Large thoracic spine.

▪ Mouthparts: Beak ▪ Wings: One set of wings

▪ Eyes: Small

▪ Antennae: Tiny Antenna ▪ Tarsi: Connected to the spine

Ecological Importance: They serve many roles in the food chain as predator and prey

Economical Importance: They have no economical importance; they are considered to be agricultural pests.

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