Specimen 260 - Clyde Tarber
Location of collection: GGC#1
Date of collection: August 2012
Shannon-Wiener Index of Biodiversity: 3.370Photo:
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
Hymenopterans are found worldwide, but are more abundant and diverse in tropical and temperate region
Sexual dimorphism: None
What it eats:
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