PHRAGMITES DATA FORM 3: INSECTS

Fill out one form for each Phragmites stem you dissect.

 

Name(s) __________________________________________________________________

 

School ____________________________________________________________________

 

Teacherís name ____________________________________________________________

 

Date (include year)__________________________________________________________

 

Site name _________________________________________________________________

 

Plot # _____________________________________________________________________

 

Stem # ____________________________________________________________________

 

3.* Describe any evidence of bird damage.

 

 

 

4.* Stem flowering †††††† ٱ Yes ٱNo

 

5.* Stem length ______ m

 

6.* Stem diameter at base ______ mm

 

8.* Each time you encounter an insect, fill out the following information.

Insect name given by class

 

8a*

Insect name according to identification key

8e*

Where found on stem (bottom, middle, top third)

8b*

Organisms/ structures present (e.g., fungi, galls)

8c*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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*Numbers refer to steps in Dissecting the Stems procedure, starting on p. 150.


PHRAGMITES DATA FORM 3 (continued)

 

9.* Summary data on insects

 

Insect name

 

 

Number of times insect encountered on stem

 

Where most often found on stem (bottom, middle, top)
Organisms/ structures commonly associated with insect (e.g., fungi, galls)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8d.* Use the space below and extra sheets to sketch insects encountered.

 

Insect name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insect name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Insect name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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*Numbers refer to steps in Dissecting the Stems procedure, starting on p. 150.

 

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For use with Invasion Ecology, Section 3: Beyond Protocols