GGC 1 Lepidoptera Fall 2015

From GGCWiki
Jump to: navigation, search

Contents

Morphospecies 1

Location of collection: Lat: 33°58′54.79″ N Long: 84°00′23.22″ W

Date of collection: October 2015

H': 3.22

Photo:

Picture 1.jpg

Distinguishing morphological features of Order:

  • Wings: large, membranous, FW little longer than HW, wings largely or entirely covered with scales.
  • Mouthparts: sucking, in form of coiled tube at rest generally labial palps but not maxillary palps visible.
  • Antennae: slender, long, sometimes plumose in moths, always knobbed in butterflies.

Ecological Importance:

  • pollinators in the natural ecosystem
  • recycle of decaying organic matter

Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • Vegetation in agriculture
  • Food Chain
  • pollinators



Morphospecies 2

Location of collection: Lat: 33°58′54.79″ N Long: 84°00′23.22″ W

Date of collection: October 2015

H': 3.22

Photo:

Picture 2.jpg

Distinguishing morphological features of Order:

  • Wings: large, membranous, FW little longer than HW, wings largely or entirely covered with scales.
  • Mouthparts: sucking, in form of coiled tube at rest generally labial palps but not maxillary palps visible.
  • Antennae: slender, long, sometimes plumose in moths, always knobbed in butterflies.

Ecological Importance:

  • pollinators in the natural ecosystem
  • recycle of decaying organic matter

Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • Vegetation in agriculture
  • Food Chain
  • pollinators



Morphospecies 3

Location of collection: Lat: 33°58′54.79″ N Long: 84°00′23.22″ W

Date of collection: October 2015

H': 3.22

Photo:

Picture 3.jpg

Distinguishing morphological features of Order:

  • Wings: large, membranous, FW little longer than HW, wings largely or entirely covered with scales.
  • Mouthparts: sucking, in form of coiled tube at rest generally labial palps but not maxillary palps visible.
  • Antennae: slender, long, sometimes plumose in moths, always knobbed in butterflies.

Ecological Importance:

  • pollinators in the natural ecosystem
  • recycle of decaying organic matter

Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • Vegetation in agriculture
  • Food Chain
  • pollinators



Morphospecies 4

Location of collection: Lat: 33°58′54.79″ N Long: 84°00′23.22″ W

Date of collection: October 2015

H': 3.22

Photo:

Picture 4.jpg

Distinguishing morphological features of Order:

  • Wings: large, membranous, FW little longer than HW, wings largely or entirely covered with scales.
  • Mouthparts: sucking, in form of coiled tube at rest generally labial palps but not maxillary palps visible.
  • Antennae: slender, long, sometimes plumose in moths, always knobbed in butterflies.

Ecological Importance:

  • pollinators in the natural ecosystem
  • recycle of decaying organic matter

Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • Vegetation in agriculture
  • Food Chain
  • pollinators



Morphospecies 5

Location of collection: Lat: 33°58′54.79″ N Long: 84°00′23.22″ W

Date of collection: October 2015

H': 3.22

Photo:

Picture 5.jpg

Distinguishing morphological features of Order:

  • Wings: large, membranous, FW little longer than HW, wings largely or entirely covered with scales.
  • Mouthparts: sucking, in form of coiled tube at rest generally labial palps but not maxillary palps visible.
  • Antennae: slender, long, sometimes plumose in moths, always knobbed in butterflies.

Ecological Importance:

  • pollinators in the natural ecosystem
  • recycle of decaying organic matter

Economic/agricultural/human health importance:

  • Vegetation in agriculture
  • Food Chain
  • pollinators

Collector

D. Eric Cousins

Personal tools