Specimen 260 - Clyde Tarber

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Location of collection: GGC#1

Date of collection: August 2012

Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity: 3.370

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Distinguishing morphological features of Order:

Body: Constricted between thorax and abdomen.

Wings: FW larger than HW.

Antennas: Fairly long (segmented).

Mouthparts: Well developed chewing mandibles, sucking "tongue".

Sub-order ? Family ? After sequencing, genus and species ? Unable to determine

Geographical Distribution:

Hymenopterans are found worldwide, but are more abundant and diverse in tropical and temperate region

Sexual dimorphism: None

What it eats:

crop pest

Ecological/Economic/Agricultural/Human health Importance:

1. Includes the Bees which produces honey.

2. Predator of crop pests.

3. Hymenoptera pollinate most of the food provided for human and livestock consumption.

PCR product: gel picture? Not Available

Sequence data: Not Available

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