GGC1 Taylor Hubbard Fall 2016

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Location of collection:

GGC Site 1

Lat: 33°98′23.43″ N

Long: 84°00′59.77″ W

Date of collection: September 2016

  • H'= 2.3046

Photo:

TH2016.JPG

Order: Lepidoptera

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Lepidoptera:

  • Body: Segmented into three parts - head, thorax, abdomen.
  • Mouthparts: sucking, in form if coiled tube at rest
  • Wings: Large, membranous, entirely covered in scales.

Ecological Importance:

  • Sustenance for other animals
  • Help pollinate


Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • Larvae of Lepidoptera cause extensive damage to crops by eating them.


Location of collection:

GGC Site 1

Lat: 33°98′23.43″ N

Long: 84°00′59.77″ W


Date of collection: September 2016

  • H'=2.3046

Photo: Th dipter ecology.PNG

Order: Diptera

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Diptera:

  • Large eyes
  • Only front wings developed, hind wings are knob-like halteres
  • Tarsi is segmented into five


Ecological Importance:

  • Diptera larva breaks down decaying matter
  • Pollinators
  • Food for many other animals


Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • House flys spread diseases

Location of collection:

GGC Site 2

Lat: 33°58′55.23″ N

Long: 84°00′22.84″ W

Date of collection: September 2016

  • H'= 2.3739

Photo:

Th dipter2 ecology.JPG

Order: Diptera

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Diptera:

  • Large eyes
  • Only front wings developed, hind wings are knob-like halteres
  • Tarsi is segmented into five


Ecological Importance:

  • Diptera larva breaks down decaying matter
  • Pollinators
  • Food for many other animals


Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • House flys spread diseases


Location of collection:

GGC Site 2

Lat: 33°58′55.23″ N

Long: 84°00′22.84″ W

Date of collection: September 2016

  • H'= 2.3046

Photo:

Th mothh ecology.JPG

Order: Lepidoptera

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Lepidoptera:

  • Body: Segmented into three parts - head, thorax, abdomen.
  • Mouthparts: sucking, in form if coiled tube at rest
  • Wings: Large, membranous, entirely covered in scales.

Ecological Importance:

  • Sustenance for other animals
  • Help pollinate


Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • Larvae of Lepidoptera cause extensive damage to crops by eating them.


Location of collection:

GGC Site 2

Lat: 33°58′55.23″ N

Long: 84°00′22.84″ W

Date of collection: September 2016

  • H'= 2.3739

Photo:

Th spider ecology.JPG

Order: Araneae

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Araneae:

  • Four pairs of legs
  • Two Major Body Regions (Head and Abdomen)
  • Head and Thorax Fused Into a Cephalothorax.


Ecological Importance:

  • Spiders are catalysts for Ecosystem Development


Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • Venom help treat diseases
  • Pest control, keeps crops from being consumed by insects
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