Browse Prairie Research Institute by Subject "Taxonomy"

  • Ross, Herbert H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey,, 1944-08)
    THE caddis flies, or Trichoptera, are for the most part medium-sized to small insects resembling moths in general appearance. Their larvae are aquatic in habit and caterpillar-like in appearance. The order Trichoptera ...

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  • Hebard, Morgan (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1934-11)

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  • Ross, Herbert Holdsworth (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1938-03)
    This paper, describing new species of caddis flies from Illinois and other localities in North America, is the initial report on a project of the Illinois Natural History Survey pertaining to these aquatic insects. A ...

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  • Cockerell, T.D.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1899)
    Since the publication of the Check-List* in 1896 no k>ss than three hundred and twenty-two species have been added. A few of these are ohl species which had been accidentally omitted or improperly reduced to synonyms, but ...

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  • DeLong, D.M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1948-06)
    THE leafhoppers, or Cicadellidae, constitute one of the largest families of insects in North America and also in tile entire world, rivaling in number of species such groups as the rove beetles, or Staphylinidae, the ...

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  • Burks, B.D. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1953-05)
    MAYFLIES or shadflies are a group of insects constituting the order Ephemeroptera. In the young or nymphal stages, they live in the water of ponds, lakes, or streams, where they can be found under rocks or logs, in ...

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  • Webb, Donald W.; Penny, Norman D.; Marlin, John C. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1975-08)
    The objective of this study is to update our knowledge of the distribution and natural history of Mecoptera, particularly in relation to the biogeographic history of Illinois. Synoptic descriptions, keys, and illustrations ...

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  • Meyer, Mathys (2012-09-18)
    Parasites are the most diverse metazoan group on earth and are important in understanding ecological and evolutionary processes. Given their high host specificity, simple life cycle and distinctive molecular evolution, ...

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  • Davis, Mark (2012-06-27)
    Species are the currency of biodiversity and an accurate recognition of their status is a scientific necessity, particularly given the onset of the Anthropocene (the most recent biodiversity crisis). Yet, concept-based ...

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  • Ross, Herbert Holdsworth (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1947-08)
    MOSQUITOES are midgelike insects of various sizes, some of them minute, some of them nearly a half inch long. They belong to the family Culicidae, which belongs to the order Diptera, embracing the common housefly and ...

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  • Knight, Harry H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1941-09)
    THE list of Miridae of Illinois now stands at 330 species. It is apparent, however, that species known from neighboring states will eventually be found in Illinois. Furthermore, in the study of Illinois species, it ...

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  • Hottes, Frederick C.; Frison, Theodore Henry (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1931-09)
    This paper is purely a faunistic or synoptic study of the plant lice of Illinois and is not to be considered as revisional or monographic in scope. Therefore, only those references are cited in the text which refer to ...

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  • Hoff, Clarence Clayton (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1949-06)
    PSEUDOSCORPIONS are minute animals only a few millimeters long, with the general appearance of diminutive scorpions except that they have no tails. They belong to the large phylum of joint-legged animals, the Arthropoda, ...

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  • Frison, Theodore Henry (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1935-01)
    This report grows out of studies begun in the fall of 1926 when the writer was first impressed with the abundance and variety of the fall and winter stonefly population in Illinois. Field observations coupled with the ...

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  • Ross, Herbert Holdsworth; Frison, Theodore Henry (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1937-09)

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  • Krishnankutty, Sindhu (2013-02-03)
    The biodiversity of Madagascar is well appreciated due to its high level of species richness and endemism. With more natural habitat being destroyed due to colonization and fulfilling essential needs of humans, presently ...

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  • Baena Bejarano, Nathalie Johana (2019-07-08)
    Tridactyloidea (Orthoptera: Caelifera) is a superfamily that includes three families of minute (0.5 mm) to medium-size (9 cm) crickets. Tridactylidae, pygmy mole crickets, are globally distributed, whereas mud crickets in ...

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