Browse Bulletin - Illinois Natural History Survey by Title

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

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  • Forbes, S. A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1884)
    A sunfish of the Xenotis of average proportions, rather thin in front, the dorsal outline before the fin well arched, with a decided depression at the nape. Length 4 inches, depth 2.25 ill length. Color dark, with a purplish ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ashmead, W.H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1985)
    Polished black, impuncbate; the head and thorax clothed with a fine sparse pubescence. Head subquadrate, roundly emarginate behind, a little wider than the thorax; eyes oval, faintly pubescent; antennse ll-jointed, black, ...

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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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  • Underwood, Lucien M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1884)
    The Hepaticae include quite diverse forms of vegetation, judging from the outward habit of the plants composing the group, yet all are more or less intimately related in their essential, that is. their reproductive characters. ...

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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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  • Pechuman, L. L.; Webb, Donald W.; Teskey, H. J. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1983-04)
    The tabanids, or horse flies and deer flies, are well known to dairy farmers and livestock producers as well as to campers, fishermen, and outdoor enthusiasts as annoying and pain-inflicting inhabitants of most wooded ...

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  • Huebschman, J.J. (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 2007-02)
    To better inform conservation and management strategies directed at Franklin’s ground squirrel, Spermophilus franklinii, I reviewed published and unpublished accounts of the squirrel’s distribution, abundance, and principally, ...

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  • Needham, James G.; Hart, Charles A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1903)
    The present paper is the combined product of studies made by the authors upon the collections of the Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History, including those of the Biological Station at Havana, and by Professor Needham ...

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  • Bellrose, Frank Chapman Jr. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1941-08)
    EACH year several million ducks pass through the Illinois River valley, scene of one of the greatest concentrations of migrating waterfowl in the United States. Over 90 per cent of the fall flight is made up of mallards, ...

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  • Bellrose, Frank Chapman (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1944-11)
    This paper was conceived and written in an attempt to evaluate the effect of various hunting regulations on the kill of ducks in Illinois, and to ascertain the optimum dates for Illinois hunting seasons of various lengths.

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  • Anderson, William L. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1972-07)
    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS are recognized as the primary forces dictating the distribution, abundance, and physical condition of pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) and all other game species. These forces, whether beneficial ...

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  • Buck, Homer; Thoits III, Charles F. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1970-03)
    THIS REPORT is based on several years of intensive studies of the production and related population dynamics of six kinds of warmwater fishes maintained as single species in 1-acre ponds. Species involved included the ...

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  • Larimore, R. Weldon (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1957-08)
    OVERPOPULATION among certain warm-water fishes is now commonly recognized as a cause of poor fishing in many lakes and ponds of the United States. More than a decade ago, Bennett (1944:186) suggested that perhaps ...

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  • Adams, C.C. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1915-09)
    In four generations a true wilderness has been transformed into the present prosperous State of Illinois. This transformation has been so complete that in many parts of the state nearly all of the planet and animal life ...

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  • Sampson, H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1921-08)
    The purpose of this survey was to determine as far as possible the composition and ecological relation of the prairie vegetation of Illinois. The prairie area of this state is an eastern arm of the prairie region proper ...

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