US1 Coleoptera Fall 2015

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Morphospecies 1

Location of collection: Lat: 38° 58'33.56N Long: 84° 0'37.17W

Date of collection: August 2015

H' value: 3.36

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Distinguishing morphological features of Order: Wings: FW Hardened, nearly always meeting in a straight line down middorsal line of the back, elytra covers HW and abdomen consequently abdominal segmentation is not visible from above, elytra sometimes shorter, not covering entire abdomen; Prontum: usually large; Cerci: Absent; Mouthparts: Chewing


Ecological Importance: Predator to other insects and some species eat plants as well.


Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Decompose dead plants and animal material. Can act as pollinators to certain plants and can be parasitic.


Morphospecies 2

Location of collection: Lat: 38° 58'33.56N Long: 84° 0'37.17W

Date of collection: August 2015

H' value: 3.36

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Distinguishing morphological features of Order: Wings: FW Hardened, nearly always meeting in a straight line down middorsal line of the back, elytra covers HW and abdomen consequently abdominal segmentation is not visible from above, elytra sometimes shorter, not covering entire abdomen; Prontum: usually large; Cerci: Absent; Mouthparts: Chewing


Ecological Importance: Predator to other insects and some species eat plants as well.


Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Decompose dead plants and animal material. Can act as pollinators to certain plants and can be parasitic.


Morphospecies 3

Location of collection: Lat: 38° 58'33.56N Long: 84° 0'37.17W

Date of collection: August 2015

H' value: 3.36

Photo:

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Distinguishing morphological features of Order: Wings: FW Hardened, nearly always meeting in a straight line down middorsal line of the back, elytra covers HW and abdomen consequently abdominal segmentation is not visible from above, elytra sometimes shorter, not covering entire abdomen; Prontum: usually large; Cerci: Absent; Mouthparts: Chewing


Ecological Importance: Predator to other insects and some species eat plants as well.


Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Decompose dead plants and animal material. Can act as pollinators to certain plants and can be parasitic.

Morphospecies 4

Location of collection: Lat: 38° 58'33.56N Long: 84° 0'37.17W

Date of collection: August 2015

H' value: 3.36

Photo:

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Distinguishing morphological features of Order: Wings: FW Hardened, nearly always meeting in a straight line down middorsal line of the back, elytra covers HW and abdomen consequently abdominal segmentation is not visible from above, elytra sometimes shorter, not covering entire abdomen; Prontum: usually large; Cerci: Absent; Mouthparts: Chewing


Ecological Importance: Predator to other insects and some species eat plants as well.


Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Decompose dead plants and animal material. Can act as pollinators to certain plants and can be parasitic.

Morphospecies 5

Location of collection: Lat: 38° 58'33.56N Long: 84° 0'37.17W

Date of collection: August 2015

H' value: 3.36

Photo:

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Distinguishing morphological features of Order: Wings: FW Hardened, nearly always meeting in a straight line down middorsal line of the back, elytra covers HW and abdomen consequently abdominal segmentation is not visible from above, elytra sometimes shorter, not covering entire abdomen; Prontum: usually large; Cerci: Absent; Mouthparts: Chewing


Ecological Importance: Predator to other insects and some species eat plants as well.


Economic/agricultural/human health importance: Decompose dead plants and animal material. Can act as pollinators to certain plants and can be parasitic.


Collected By

Mikayla Oglesby

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