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  • Weed, C.M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1890)
    It is believed that there are included below most of the references to this group in our American literature. I have placed an interrogation point after the genus of several species of Phalangium of which I have seen no ...

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  • Weed, C.M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1890)
    The great majority of the American species of those familiar creatures commonly known as ''harvest-men " or "daddy-long-legs" (not to be confounded with the crane-flies— Tipulida'—which go by by the latter name in Europe) ...

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  • Garman, H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1891)
    This synopsis is presented largely as it was written several years ago. Before a final report on our reptiles and amphibians is prepared, it is sincerely to be desired that examples of every Illinois species may be in the ...

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  • Weed, C.M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1891)
    The literature and life history of the corn plant louse were discussed at length in 1884 by Professor H, Garmauf, who showed that at that time nothing definite was known concerning the time or place of development of the ...

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  • Gillette, C.P. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1891)
    Gall-fly.— Female.—Head, thorax, and scutellum black; mandibles, antennae, legs, and abdomen yellow-rufous. Length, 3 mm. Head black, shining, face coarsely striate and sparsely haired, frontal carina rather prominent and ...

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  • Forbes, Stephen Alfred (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1892)
    In 1833 Leon Dufour described and figured in his "Recherches sur les Hemipteres,''* under the non-committal name of "cordons valvuleux," some curious appendages of the alimentary canal in Scutelleridae, Pentatomidae, and ...

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  • Goding, F.W. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1894)
    The following catalogue is designed as an index to the literature of the Membracidae of North America, including Mexico, Central America, and the West Indies. A few species have been seen that could not be referred to any ...

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  • Rolfe, C.W. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1894)
    Most of the elevations in the following list were collected during the years 1889 and 1890, as the basis of a model of the State. The others were gathered during the progress of a barometric survey of the State, made under ...

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  • Loucks, W.E. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1894)
    During the latter part of the year 1892, Dr. A. C. Murchison and the writer issued circulars to some two (hundred persons in the State of Illinois who were known to be interested in ornithology, soliciting their cooperation ...

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  • French, G.H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1894)
    Similar to P. lubricalis, and probably heretofore mistaken for that common species. In size and color more like P. scobialis, but smaller. Color dull brownish black, with very little of the lustre of P. lubricalis T. a. ...

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  • Goding, F.W. (1895)
    The characters recognized as of family value by Stal and most of the American students of this group are as follows : Front convex, or compresso-produced ; ocelli two, situated in the vertex, before the base. Thorax large, ...

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  • Smith, F. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1895)
    A number of species of Oligochseta have been collected during the present year (1895) at Havana, 111., in connection with the work of the University of Illinois Biological Experiment Station. It seems best to give a ...

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  • Hart, C.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1895)
    This paper gives a part of the results of our observavation and study of the insect fauna of the Illinois River and adjoining waters in the neighborhood of the University of Illinois Biological Experiment Station, at Havana, ...

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  • Smith, F. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1895)
    Several species of Oligochaeta were collected by the writer during- the past summer at the Biological Station upon the Illinois River, at Havana, founded early in the present year by the University of Illinois, with Prof. S. ...

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  • Smith, F. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1896)
    The collections of Oligochaeta made in connection with the work of the Biological Experiment Station upon the Illinois River, at Havana, contain about thirty species, of which the greater number have been previously ...

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  • Johnson, W.G. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1896)
    Scale of female.—The general shape of the scale of the female is nearly circular (see Plate XXIX., Fig. 1, 5), but it varies according to the position of attachment, as scales under a fold in the bark or on some uneven ...

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  • Duggar, B.M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1896)
    During July, 1895, while occupied as an Assistant in the Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History, in studying some fungous diseases of the chinch-bug I used many squash-bugs {Anasa tristis DeG.) for experimental ...

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  • Cockerell, T.D.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1896)
    Anyone who will take the trouble to peruse the " Zoological Record" will see that the present is a time of unusual activity among coccidologists. In the last volume to hand, that for 1893, nearly four pages are occupied ...

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  • Hempel, A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1896)
    In April, 1894, the Biological Experiment Station of the University of Illinois was established on the Illinois River at Havana, Illinois. Collections were made from various substations, located upon the river and adjacent ...

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  • Garman, H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1896)
    Some time about 1888 the writer of these notes made several dissections of the brain of this interesting- fish and drawings of them were made by Magnus Westergren, at that time Artist of the Illinois State Laboratory of ...

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