Hina Ali: Diptera 2

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Taxonomic Information:

  • Scientific Name: Culicidae
  • Order: Diptera
  • Family: Culicidae
  • Class: Insecta

Collectors: Farzana Zerin, Mohammed Rafid, & Desiree Asah Collection Method: Malaise Trap

Location of Collection:

  • Little Mulberry Park (Downstream)
  • 34.04060, -83.876840

Date of Collection: August, 2018

H' Value: 3.157529533

Morphological Features of Order:

  • Slender segmented body
  • A pair of wings
  • Three pairs of long hair-like legs.
  • Feathery Antennae
  • Elongated mouth parts

Ecological & Economic Importance:

  • This group can cause diseases.
  • Some of there species cause pest problems.
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