Specimen 142: Matt Cooper 3

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Location of collection: Beaver Pond, Shannon H^1 = 2.7

Date of collection: September 2011

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Distinguishing morphological features

  • Front wings developed
  • Large eyes
  • Knob-like halteres
  • Tarsi: nearly always 5 segmented

Order: Diptera



After sequencing, genus and species:

Geographical Distribution

Life cycle

  • Holometabolis

Overwintering/resting/diapause stage (egg, larva/nymph, pupa, adult) Sexual dimorphism (distinguishing features of male and female)

What it eats Larval/nymphal stage

  • Ditritus and algae:some eat wood

Adult stage

  • Feed little or just off blood

What eats it Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage

Habitat Larval/nymphal stage

Adult stage

Ecological Importance Larval/nymphal stage

Adult stage

Economic/agricultural/human health importance Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage

PCR product gel picture? Sequence data

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