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SYSTEMATIC ZOOLOGY

ELGA REQUIREMENT
PHYLUM ARTHROPODA

Group No. 5
Names:
Dy, Selyne Clarisse, C.
Erandio, Jenikka Avi, E.
Francia, Luz
Fuentespina, Mitzi

Date of Submission: October 9, 2014


Name of Professor: Ms. Gladys Fauni-Guirre M.S.

Scientific name: Limenitis arthemis


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Limenitis
Species: L.arthemis
Common name: Red-spotted Purple Butterfly
Habitat: Red-spotted purple butterfly are mostly found in dioecious and rain forests.
They also prefer forest edges and clearings.
Location: Eagle Point, Anilao, Batangas
Date of Collection: August 22, 2014
Description: Female Red-spotted Purple Butterfly are slightly larger than male. The
color of the butterfly is usually blackish-blue wings with postmedian white bands across
the wings. Some have row of red submarginal spots while others have white. The
underside of the wings are blue and broad white postmedian band. Usually the
wingspan of these butterfly species is 60-70 millimeters.
Reference: http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/accounts/Limenitis_arthemis/

Scientific name: Carterocephalus palaemon


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Hesperiidae
Genus: Carterocephalus
Species: C.palaemon
Common name: Chequered Skipper Butterfly
Habitat: These butterflies are found in woodlands and forests. They prefer damp
woodland and attracted to woodland flowers.
Location: Mt. Palaypalay, Ternate, Cavite
Date of Collection: August 21, 2014
Description: Chequered Skipper Butterflies have wingspan of 29-31 millimeter. The
upperside of the wings are dark brown with orange scales at the base of the wings.
There are also golden spots present in the wings. The underside of the wings is similar
to the upperside. The forewings have orange with dark spots and the hindwings are
russet with cream spots edged with cream spots. Females are slightly larger than
males.
Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chequered_Skipper

Scientific name: Calopteryx maculata


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Calopterygidae
Genus: Calopteryx
Species: C.maculata
Common name: Ebony Jewelwing Dragonfly
Habitat: These live near rivers or stream but can move far from water.
Location: Mt. Palaypalay, Ternate, Cavite
Date of Collection: August 21, 2014
Description: Ebony Jewelwing Dragonflies ranges between 39-57 millimeter. The male
have metallic black-blue body and black wings with green spots lined with black. The
females have duller brown with smoky wings with white spots.
Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ebony_Jewelwing

Scientific name: Sympetrum fonscolombii


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Sympetrum
Species: S.fonscolombii
Common name: Red-veined Darter Dragonfly
Habitat: Red-veined Darter Dragonflies live near shallow waters and rivers.
Location: De LaSalle University-Dasmarinas, Dasmarinas, Cavite
Date of Collection: September 25, 2014
Description: Red-veined Darter Dragonflies ranges from 38-40 millimeter. The males
have deep red with maturity with red veins on the wings. Their frons and their thorax are
in color reddish brown. On the otherhand, the females have yello abdomen with black
lines along the side of their abdomen. The pterostigma of these dragonflies are yellow
to orange and outlined with black.
Reference: http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk/species/red-veined-darter

Scientific name: Hemianax papuensis


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Family: Aeshnidae
Genus: Hemianax
Species: H.papuensis
Common name: Australian Emperor Dragonfly
Habitat: These dragonflies live in places with tall vegetations.
Location: De LaSalle University-Dasmarinas, Dasmarinas, Cavite
Date of Collection: September 25, 2014
Description: It is a large dragonfly that may range up to 70 millimeter. Their abdomen
is yellow and black. The thorax is greenish-grey while the head is yellow with T-shaped
mark on frons. The wings have leading borders which are yellow. Their wing span is
usually11 centimeters. Males and females are similar.
Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_Emperor

Scientific name: Noctua fimbriata


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Noctua
Species: N. fimbriata
Common name: Broad-bordered Yellowe Underwing
Habitat: They are usually seen in woodlands and gardens.
Location: De LaSalle University-Dasmarinas, Dasmarinas, Cavite
Date of Collection: September 25, 2014
Description: These species have a wingspan of 30-40 millimeter. Their thorax have a
sharply defined buff paled frontal area. These moths fly in one generation to another
from late June to September. Their larvae feed on rumex, nettle and low growing
woodlands.
Reference: http://www.naturespot.org.uk/species/lesser-broad-bordered-yellowunderwing

Scientific name: Pachydiplax longipennis


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Odonata
Suborder: Anisoptera
Family: Libellulidae
Genus: Pachydiplax
Species: longipennis
Common name: Blue Dasher Dragonfly
Habitat: They are usually seen around the Ponds, lakes, marshes, and bogs.
Location: Sta. Maria, Bulacan
Date of Collection: October 5, 2014
Description: It is a small blue dragonfly with a white face, a black tip to the abdomen,
and a black-and-yellow-striped thorax. Females are recognized by the narrow yellow
parallel stripes on the abdomen. Meanwhile, males develop a sky-blue abdomen when
they approach maturity. Both sexes have an amber patch at the base of each hindwing.
Reference: http://bugguide.net/node/view/598

Scientific name: Sphinx ligustri


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Sphinx
Species: S.ligustri
Common name: Privet Hawk Moth
Habitat: They are usually found in urban areas, forests and woodlands.
Location: Mt. Palaypalay, Ternate, Cavite
Date of Collection: August 21, 2014
Description: The Privet Hawk moth, which is characterized by its pink and black
banded body, has 12 centimetres (4.7 in) wingspan. The male Privet Hawk-moth can
make a hissing sound, if disturbed, by rubbing together a set of scales and spines at the
end of its abdomen. Moreover, its caterpillars feed on privets, as well as ash
trees, lilacs, jasmine, and a number of other plants.
Reference: http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/species/privet-hawk-moth

Scientific name: Aeshna grandis


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Aeshnidae
Genus: Aeshna
Species: A.grandis
Common name:
Habitat: It breeds in standing or slow-flowing water laying its eggs in floating or
emergent vegetation or timber.
Location: Mt. Palaypalay, Ternate, Cavite
Date of Collection: August 21, 2014
Description: The Brown Hawker (Aeshna grandis) is a large dragonfly about 73
millimetres (2.9 in) long. A large Hawker with obvious golden brown wings. Both sexes
have strong yellow stripes on the sides of the thorax and no ante-humeral stripes. The
male is chocolate brown with small blue and yellow markings. It has a noticeable
waisted appearence. The female has small yellow markings and lacks the males waist.
Reference: http://www.british-dragonflies.org.uk/species/brown-hawker

Scientific name: Anticarsia gemmatalis


Taxonomic account:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Nymphalidae
Genus: Anticarsia
Species: gemmatalis
Common name: Velvetbean moth
Habitat: Velvetbean moth is usually found in tropical countries.
Location: Eagle Point, Anilao, Batangas
Date of Collection: August 22, 2014
Description: This moth has a wingspan of 30 to 38 mm. The forewings are ash gray, light
yellowish-brown or dark reddish-brown. The hind wings are cinnamon brown with a row of light
spots near the margin. When the wings are fully extended, a dark diagonal line extending across
both sets of wings is evident.
Reference: http://bugguide.net/node/view/7413