DS4 Diptera morphospecies 3

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Location: latitude= 33 degrees 58' 41.90 "N longitude= 84 degrees 1' 9.13 "W


Date: August 28, 2015


Collector: Glendon Le

Order characteristics: Wings- only FW developed, HW reduced to knob-like halteres.

Eyes-usually large.

Tarsi- nearly always 5 segmented.

Mothparts- variable.

Ecological Importance: Pollinators of flowers and also decomposers.

Economic Importance: Many types of Dipteras can spread diseases such as Malaria and Yellow Fever.

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