Browse Bulletin - Illinois Natural History Survey by Title

  • Forbes, Stephen Alfred (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1925-11)
    A lake is to the naturalist a chapter out of the history of a primeval time, for the conditions of life there are primitive, the forms of life are, as a whole, relatively low and ancient, and the system of organic interactions ...

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  • Larimore, Richard Weldon; Tranquilli, John A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1981-08)
    Lake Sangchris, in central Illinois, provides cooling water for the Kincaid Generating Station, a coal-fired electric generating plant that was developed by Commonwealth Edison Company of Chicago in the early ...

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  • Bennett, George William; Adkins, H. Wickliffe; Childers, William Franklin (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1969-09)
    THE RESULTS OF STUDIES of fishes in the small artificial impoundment known as Ridge Lake (Frontispiece) in Fox Ridge State Park, Coles County, Illinois, have been presented in several publications. One of the more ...

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  • Bennett, George William (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1954-11)
    IN 1941, when Ridge Lake, in Fox Ridge State Park, Coles County, Illinois, was completed, it was set aside as a study area for the largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides (Lacepede). Initially, the largemouth was ...

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  • Vance, Thomas C. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1974-08)
    The morphology and taxonomy of the immature stages of the Thysanoptera have received minimum attention in North America. Significant contributions on the larvae of thrips have been made in Europe, East Asia, and ...

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  • Bellrose, Frank Chapman (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1959-05)
    THE mortality resulting from lead poisoning in populations of wild waterfowl has been a cause of concern to conservationists for many years. This concern has grown out of the knowledge that lead poisoning is of common ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Underwood, L. M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1886)
    The economic relations of the fresh water Crustacea are rapidly calling them into general notice, since their importance as the natural food supply of many of our most valuable fishes is established beyond question. It has ...

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  • Frison, Theodore Henry (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1927-02)
    The ever-increasing requests by technical workers in the field of entomology for information concerning the insect types in the collections of the Illinois State Natural History Survey and the University of Illinois had ...

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  • Hempel, Adolph (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1898-12)
    The material studied in the preparation of this paper was collected at the Biological Experiment Station established on the Illinois River, at Havana, April 1, 1894, by the University of Illinois and the Illinois State ...

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  • Bennett, George William (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1943-02)
    The material in this paper includes information from several sources. That gathered by Dr. David H. Thompson, Illinois Natural History Survey Zoologist, and the author, from censusing the fish of 22 small artificial ...

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  • Telford, C.J. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1927-11)
    This manual is addressed to those landowners who have woodlots or idle land. It is assumed that they appreciate the intangible benefits accruing from the woodlot as a refuge for wild life, as a local modifier of dry and ...

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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 ORDER MECOPTERA ( scorpionflies and hangingflies ) is of ancient lineage. Fossils of this order are known from as far back as the Permian. Today relatively few species of Mecoptera exist; fewer than 500 are ...

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  • Tehon, Leo Roy, 1895-1954. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1928-07)
    This paper proposes primarily to call attention to a method of defining the relations of plant diseases to climate and weather; but it intends, also, to make additional suggestions which may be useful to entomologists (the ...

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  • Forbes, Stephen Alfred (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1913-01)
    In the course of a statistical survey of the bird population of the State of Illinois, begun with a view to a better knowledge of the significance of birds in the economy of nature, two field observers, A. O. Gross and H. ...

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  • Bellrose, Frank Chapman; Crompton, Robert D. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1970-09)
    LARGE-SCALE BANDING of migratory ducks in the United States first occurred in Illinois. The objectives of the analysis presented in this paper were to determine: a) the migration patterns as shown by band recoveries ...

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  • Moran, Robbin C. (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1987-11)
    The genus Polybotrya (Dryopteridaceae) includes 35 species of neotropical ferns. It is distinguished by 1 ) strongly dimorphic leaves with fertile leaves that resemble skeletons of the sterile, photosynthetic ones; 2) ...

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