Desiree Asah- Diptera 1
Specimen #: 13
Date of Collection: August 23rd, 2018
Secies Abundance: 13
Rank Abundance: 2
Shannon- Weiner Biodiversity Index (H')= 3.325769811
Distinguishing Morphological Features:
- Acquire one set of wings.
- Including one set of halters which are much smaller then the wings and are used for balance.
- Have mouth parts designed for sucking liquids.
Ecological and Economic / Public Importance:
- One of the largest order of insects
-Biocontrol agent for insect pest.
-Help with decomposition of organic matter.