KBS Insect Collection

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Insects collected on or near the KBS LTER main site and stored as part of a permanent collection.

This datatable is part of the KBS Insect Collections dataset. Periodically, researchers photograph and/or trap, preserve, and identify insects on or near the KBS LTER main site. The collected insects are stored as part of a permanent collection.

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Experiment: Research Context
Dataset: KBS025
Datatable ID: KBS025-001.23
Core Areas Populations
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Last Updated 2013-04-25
Variate Description Units
Order taxonomic order of the organism
Family taxonomic family of the organism
Genus taxonomic genus of the organism
SpecificEpithet taxonomic specific epithet of the organism
Author party responsible for the formal description of the organism
CommonName a common name of the organism
Comments comments for this record
IdentifyingCharacteristics identifying characteristics
CommonGroup a common group to which this organism belongs
FunctionalGroup a functional group to which this organism belongs
Hosts hosts
LifeHistory life history
Habitat habitat in which this organism occurs
GeographicDistribution geographic distribution of this organism
Origin native to North America, or exotic
Species a code for identifying this species, unique within the KBS namespace
Specimen a code for uniquely identifying this specimen
StorageLocation where the specimen is stored; 'photo only' if specimen was photographed but not collected
Stage Sex life history stage and/or sex of the specimen
Treatment LTER treatment in which the specimen was encountered
Replicate LTER replicate plot (nested within treatment) in which the specimen was encountered
Collector person who collected the specimen
img src URL for a digital image of the specimen

Data Excerpt

order family genus specificepithet author commonname comments identifyingcharacteristics commongroup functionalgroup hosts lifehistory habitat geographicdistribution origin species specimen storagelocation stage_sex treatment replicate collector img_src
Orthoptera Acrididae Acrididae genera short-horned grasshoppers unspecified unspecified unspecified acrspe 74 unspecified T6 R3 http://lter.kbs.msu.edu/biocollections/insects/0074-13-5.jpg
Orthoptera Acrididae Acrididae genera short-horned grasshoppers unspecified unspecified unspecified acrspe 389 KBS Biocollections(Stack rm. 236) adult T7 R4 Jennifer Gage
Orthoptera Acrididae Cyrtacanthacridinae genera spur-throated grasshoppers short antennae; the spur-throated grasshoppers belong to the subfamily Cyrtacanthacridinae;distinguished by a spur in the ventral "throat" area, and lack of a sharply inward slanting head, as do grasshoppers in different subfamilies. grasshoppers herbivore These grasshoppers are responsible for much crop damage. They sometimes increase to incredibly large population sizes, and their migrating swarms have been described to literally darken the sky. unspecified cyrspe 324 KBS Biocollections(Stack rm. 236) adult T1 R2 (microplot) Jennifer Gage
Orthoptera Acrididae Cyrtacanthacridinae genera spur-throated grasshoppers short antennae; the spur-throated grasshoppers belong to the subfamily Cyrtacanthacridinae;distinguished by a spur in the ventral "throat" area, and lack of a sharply inward slanting head, as do grasshoppers in different subfamilies. grasshoppers herbivore These grasshoppers are responsible for much crop damage. They sometimes increase to incredibly large population sizes, and their migrating swarms have been described to literally darken the sky. unspecified cyrspe 325 KBS Biocollections(Stack rm. 236) adult T1 R2 (microplot) Jennifer Gage
Orthoptera Acrididae Cyrtacanthacridinae genera spur-throated grasshoppers short antennae; the spur-throated grasshoppers belong to the subfamily Cyrtacanthacridinae;distinguished by a spur in the ventral "throat" area, and lack of a sharply inward slanting head, as do grasshoppers in different subfamilies. grasshoppers herbivore These grasshoppers are responsible for much crop damage. They sometimes increase to incredibly large population sizes, and their migrating swarms have been described to literally darken the sky. unspecified cyrspe 451 unspecified T2 R2 http://lter.kbs.msu.edu/biocollections/insects/xxxx-8-34.jpg
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