Emma Larios - Hymenoptera

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Hymenoptera Specimen

Specimen #: 4

Order: Hymenoptera

Family: Eurytomidae

Date of Collection: August 23, 2018

Location: Environmental Heritage Center - Upstream

Coordinate: 34°03'35.2 N, 84°00'08.8 W

Species Abundance: 1

Rank Abundance: N/A

Shannon-Wiener "H" Value: 3.325647567


Distinguishing Morphological Features:

- Two pairs of wings

- Chewing mouthpart

- Large eyes

- Usually black


Ecological and Economic/Public health importance:

- Major pest

- Beneficial as pollinators of flowering plants (bees and wasps).

- Hymenoptera stings can cause serious injury to humans (i.e. allergic reactions)

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