GGC Nyiatoua Yang 3500K section 2 Fall 2016

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Site 2 information:

  • Location of collection:
   Lat: 38° 58'58.43N 
   Long: 84° 00'21.33W
  • H'=2.37385


Location of collection: Lat: (Lat: 38° 58'58.43N Long: 84° 00'21.33W)


Date of collection: September 2016


Photo:

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Order: Lepidoptera

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Parasitiformes:

  • Body: Ovoid, antennae that is slender and long, six legs.
  • Mouthparts: sucking, in form of coiled tube at rest.


Ecological Importance:

  • Sustenance for other animals and insectivores.
  • Population control
  • Pollinators.
  • Represent up to 93% of the total biomass in tropical rainforests.


Location of collection: (Lat: 38° 58'58.43N Long: 84° 00'21.33W)


Date of collection: September 2016


Photo:

Lepidoptera NY.jpg

Order: Lepidoptera

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Parasitiformes:

  • Body: Ovoid, antennae that is slender and long, six legs.
  • Mouthparts: sucking, in form of coiled tube at rest.


Ecological Importance:

  • Sustenance for other animals and insectivores.
  • Population control
  • Pollinators.
  • Represent up to 93% of the total biomass in tropical rainforests.


Location of collection: (Lat: 38° 58'58.43N Long: 84° 00'21.33W)


Date of collection: September 2016


Photo:

Coleoptera5 NY.jpg

Order: Coleoptera

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Parasitiformes:

  • Body: Hardened wings, antennae, six legs.
  • Mouthparts: chewing, in form of two large palps with hypostome in middle.


Ecological Importance:

  • Sustenance for other animals
  • Population control
  • Attack all parts of living plants as well as processed fibers, grains, and wood products.
  • Useful as decomposers and recyclers of organic nutrients.


Location of collection: (Lat: 38° 58'58.43N Long: 84° 00'21.33W)


Date of collection: September 2016


Photo:

Hymenoptera NY.jpg

Order: Hymenoptera

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Parasitiformes:

  • Body: Ovoid, antennae, eight legs. Often constricted between thorax and abdomen.
  • Mouthparts: Chewing, always with well-developed chewing mandibles, sometimes maxillae and labium elongated into a sucking.


Ecological Importance:

  • Sustenance for other animals
  • Population control

Economic/agricultural health importance:

  • Pollinate crops
  • Honey bees have provided natural sweetener to humans.
  • Carpenter bees and carpenter ants causes structural damage.
  • Some hymenopteras such as sawflies causes allergic reaction to humans when stung.


Location of collection: (Lat: 38° 58'58.43N Long: 84° 00'21.33W)


Date of collection: September 2016


Photo:

Diptera NY.jpg

Order: Diptera

Distinguishing morphological features of Order Parasitiformes:

  • Body: Only the forward wings are developed. The hinde wings are reduced o knob-like halteres. Eyes are usually large. The tarsi is nearly always 5 segmented.
  • Mouthparts: variable.


Ecological Importance:

  • Sustenance for other animals
  • Population control

Economic/agricultural health importance:

  • Transmit disease to humans and other species.
  • Pollination'
  • Contributes to the decomposition of organic matter.

Location of collection: (Lat: 38° 58'58.43N Long: 84° 00'21.33W)

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