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Title:AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF THE UPPER LITTLE WABASH RIVER BASIN, ILLINOIS, PART 2. FINAL REPORT FOR 2008 - SURVEYS OF WETLANDS ADJACENT TO THE UPPER LITTLE WABASH RIVER AND ITS MAIN TRIBUTARIES
Author(s):Phillips,Christopher A.
Subject(s):Biotic surveys
Amphibians
Reptiles
Wetlands
Geographic Coverage:Little Wabash River Basin, Illinois
Abstract:A Herpetological survey of the Little Wabash River basin, Illinois, was conducted to determine the status and distribution of the group. During 2006 -2008, amphibians and reptiles were surveyed at eight wetland sites, using Visual Encounter Surveys, aquatic hoop traps, and minnow traps. A total of 12 species was found. The most abundant species found was Acris crepitans, which was found at all eight sites. No species new to the basin were encountered. The amphibian and reptile assemblage of the Little Wabash River basin is similar to those for other basins at similar latitudes within Illinois.
Issue Date:2008-12-15
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Series/Report:Technical Report INHS 2008 (47)
Genre:Technical Report
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/106986
Publication Status:unpublished
Peer Reviewed:not peer reviewed
Sponsor:Upper Little Wabash River C-2000 Partnership
Rights Information:This document is a product of the Illinois Natural History Survey, and has been selected and made available by the Illinois Natural History Survey and the University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It is intended solely for noncommercial research and educational use, and proper attribution is requested.
Date Available in IDEALS:2020-05-04


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