GGC1 Zach Chickachop Fall 2016 1
Date of collection
August 31, 2016
Location of collection
33.982343 / -84.005977
Distinguishing morphological features
4 membranous wings. Front wings a little larger than hind wings.
Wasp-like- thorax and abdomen.
Fairly long antennae
Ecological and Economic/Public health importance
Hymenoptera species act as pollinators of wild and cultivated flowering plants, parasites of destructive insects, and as makers of honey.
The family can also act as a parasite to certain plants or trees and can cause pain to humans and animals when they use their defensive mechanism.