Specimen 173 - Abraham Bailey

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Location of collection:


GGC site 3

Date of collection:


August 2012

Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity:


H'=1.99

File:Fall GGC 2 and 3 SW Index.pdf

Distinguishing morphological features of Order:


  • Scaled Wings
  • Presence of a proboscis; curled mouth parts for sucking
  • Forwings larger than hind wings

Sub-order


Family


Hesperiidae

After sequencing, genus and species?



Geographical Distribution:


World wide: except Antarctica

Life cycle:


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

Sexual dimorphism:


  • Visual stimuli
  • Pheromones
  • Acoustics (Sound or Vibration)

What it eats:Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage


  • Leaves as nymphs
  • Nectar as adult

Habitat: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage


They are found in all major habitats, except for marine and polar regions.

Ecological Importance: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage


  • Pollination

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


  • Artistic value
  • Food source
  • Can be toxic
  • Some produce silk cocoons

PCR product: gel picture


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Sequence data:


  • Forward CO1:

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  • Reverse CO1:

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