Specimen 152 - Chau Huynh
Location of collection:
GGC site 2
Date of collection:
Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity:
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.
After sequencing, genus and species?
- 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
PCR product: gel picture?
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