Specimen 247 - Rocio Balbuena
Location of collection:
GGC site 4
Date of collection:
Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity:
Distinguishing morphological features of Order:
- forewings are a little longer than the hind wings
- wings are largely or entirely covered with scales
- are in the form of coiled tube at rest
- sometimes plumose in moths
- always knobbed in butterflies
After sequencing, genus and species?
Found on all continent, except Antarctica, and inhabit all terrestrial habitats.
Egg->Larva (caterpillars)->Pupa (often referred to as cocoons)->Imago (adult)
Usually determined by genetic determination.
What it eats:Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage
- Fallen leaves
- Animal products
Habitat: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage
Ecological Importance: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage
Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Larval/nymphal stage Adult stage
- Pests when it come to crops
- Used in the making of clothing
- Used as mechanism for biological control of weeds
- Can be eaten as food
- Can inflict serious human injury
PCR product: gel picture?
No DNA sequence was provided.
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