Specimen 152 - Chau Huynh

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Location of collection:


GGC site 2

Date of collection:


September 2012

Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity:


H'=1.58


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.

Sub-order


unknown

Family


unknown

After sequencing, genus and species?


unknown

Geographical Distribution:


World wide

Life cycle:


Egg->Larva->Pupa->Imago (adult)

Sexual dimorphism:


  • Some females lay their eggs near the host plants.
  • Vibration or sound


What it eats:Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage


  • Most liquid foods

Habitat: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage


  • They are found in all habitats, except for marine regions.

Ecological Importance: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage


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

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


  • Vegetation in agriculture
  • Food chain
  • pollinators

PCR product: gel picture?



Sequence data:



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