GGC 1 Collembola Fall 2015

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Morphospecies 1

Photo:

Christopher COLLEMBOLA 1 (640x480).jpg

LOCATION: (33.982343 / -84.005977)


DATE: 11/21/15


H': 3.822612


COLLECTOR: A tent was utilized to trap, preserve, and then collect this collembola.


ORDER CHARACTERISTICS: This collembola's common name is a "spring tail". It has the ability to hop/jump a lengthy distance when disturbed.


ECOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE: It feeds on either decaying or fresh plant/vegetable matter. This is important because when they feed on decaying plant matter, they are helping recycle things such as fallen leaves. Also, when they feed off of fresh plant matter, they help cut down or maintain vegetation size.


Morphospecies 2

Photo:

Christopher COLLEMBOLA 2 (640x480).jpg

LOCATION: (33.982343 / -84.005977)


DATE: 11/21/15


H': 3.822612


COLLECTOR: A tent was utilized to trap, preserve, and then collect this collembola.


ORDER CHARACTERISTICS: This collembola's common name is a "spring tail". It has the ability to hop/jump a lengthy distance when disturbed.


ECOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE: It feeds on either decaying or fresh plant/vegetable matter. This is important because when they feed on decaying plant matter, they are helping recycle things such as fallen leaves. Also, when they feed off of fresh plant matter, they help cut down or maintain vegetation size.


Morphospecies 3

Photo:

Christopher COLLEMBOLA 3 (640x480).jpg

LOCATION: (33.982343 / -84.005977)


DATE: 11/21/15


H': 3.822612


COLLECTOR: A tent was utilized to trap, preserve, and then collect this collembola.


ORDER CHARACTERISTICS: This collembola's common name is a "spring tail". It has the ability to hop/jump a lengthy distance when disturbed.


ECOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE: It feeds on either decaying or fresh plant/vegetable matter. This is important because when they feed on decaying plant matter, they are helping recycle things such as fallen leaves. Also, when they feed off of fresh plant matter, they help cut down or maintain vegetation size.


Morphospecies 4

Photo:

Christopher COLLEMBOLA 4 (640x480).jpg

LOCATION: (33.982343 / -84.005977)


DATE: 11/21/15


H': 3.822612


COLLECTOR: A tent was utilized to trap, preserve, and then collect this collembola.


ORDER CHARACTERISTICS: This collembola's common name is a "spring tail". It has the ability to hop/jump a lengthy distance when disturbed.


ECOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE: It feeds on either decaying or fresh plant/vegetable matter. This is important because when they feed on decaying plant matter, they are helping recycle things such as fallen leaves. Also, when they feed off of fresh plant matter, they help cut down or maintain vegetation size.


Morphospecies 5

Photo:

Christopher COLLEMBOLA 5 (640x480).jpg

LOCATION: (33.982343 / -84.005977)


DATE: 11/21/15


H': 3.822612


COLLECTOR: A tent was utilized to trap, preserve, and then collect this collembola.


ORDER CHARACTERISTICS: This collembola's common name is a "spring tail". It has the ability to hop/jump a lengthy distance when disturbed.


ECOLOGICAL IMPORTANCE: It feeds on either decaying or fresh plant/vegetable matter. This is important because when they feed on decaying plant matter, they are helping recycle things such as fallen leaves. Also, when they feed off of fresh plant matter, they help cut down or maintain vegetation size.

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This wiki page was created by K.c. Okebalama

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