Dates: June 3-4

Location: The scientists surveyed a two-mile radius around the Two Rivers Magnet Middle School. Within this area are sections of the Connecticut and Hockanum Rivers, floodplain forests, freshwater ponds, and open fields.

Total number of species 1791
Mammals 20
Reptiles & Amphibians 15
Birds 92
Fish 29
Higher Plants 353
Lower Plants 61
Fungi 60
Parasites 33
Protists & Non-arthropod Invertebrates 142
Insects
     Coleoptera 184
     Diptera 118
     Hymenoptera 110
     Lepidoptera: macromoths 173
     Lepidoptera: micromoths 101
     Lepidoptera: butterflies 25
     Odonata 17
     Orthoptera 15
     Other Aquatic Insects 45
     Homoptera 33
     Hemiptera 26
Non-insect Terrestrial Arthropods
     Springtails, centipedes, opilionids,
     millipedes, thrips & isopods 29
     Mites 33
     Spiders 77

Total number of scientist 170

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College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Connecticut