GGC1 Jake Grubb Fall 2016- 5
Date of collection
August 31, 2016
(Lat: 33º58’54.79” N Long: 84º00’23.22”W)
Distinguishing morphological features
One pair of membranous wings Sucking mouthparts large compound eyes short simple antennae
Ecological and Economic/Public health importance
This order is one of the four largest groups of living organisms and as such have a vast and significant impact in most facets of society. From disease transmission of mosquito to the use of Diptera larva to treat burns these insects have uses and impacts as varied as they are.