Specimen 227- Rochelle Boothe
Location of collection:
GGC site 2
Date of collection:
Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity:
Distinguishing morphological features of Order:
Scales covering their bodies and wings, and a proboscis. The scales are modified, flattened "hairs", and give butterflies and moths their extraordinary variety of colors and patterns. Almost all species have some form of membranous wings, except for a few that have reduced wings or are wingless. Mouthparts:sucking
After sequencing, genus and species?
- Visual stimuli
- 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
Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage
- Food source
- Can be toxic
- Some produce silk cocoons
PCR product: gel picture?
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