Specimen 196 - Chau Huynh
Location of collection:
GGC site 2
Date of collection:
Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity:
Distinguishing morphological features of Order:
- Wings only FW developed
- HW reduced to knob-like halteres
- Eyes are usually large
- Tarsi are nearly always 5 segmented
- Mouthparts: Variable
After sequencing, genus and species?
- Some females are temporary rotation during mating
- The female usually lays her eggs as close to the food source
What it eats:Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage
- the adult females take blood meals
- arvae feed on plant tissues
- larvae feed in dung, carrion, garbage, or other organic matter
- adults and/or larvae attack other insects
Habitat: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage
- Mostly in aquatic habitat
Ecological Importance: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage
- ecological and human (medical and economic) importance.
Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage
- Transmits diseases to human
PCR product: gel picture?
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