Browse Bulletin - Illinois Natural History Survey by Title

  • 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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  • 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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  • Miller, Robert Barclay; Tehon, Leo Roy, 1895-1954. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1929)
    In presenting this book to the people of Ilinois, it has been the authors' aim to furnish not merely a manual of the trees of the State but to give as complete an account of them as our present knowledge would permit. ...

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  • Curl, E.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1955-06)
    IN the past 10 years, oak wilt, caused by Endoconidiophora fagacearum Bretz, has become increasingly important as a destroyer of oak trees in the eastern half of the United States. It was first described about 13 years ...

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  • Redmer, Michael; Brown, Lauren E.; Brandon, Ronald A. (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1999-09)

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  • Hulbary, Robert L. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1941-06)
    OVER a period of years, blighted needles of ornamental pines have constituted an important part of the diseased evergreen samples received by our laboratory for diagnosis. Needle blight is a well-known and widespread ...

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  • Yetter, Aaron P.; Stafford, Joshua D.; Hine, Christopher S.; Bowyer, Matthew W.; Havera, Stephen P.; Horath, Michelle M. (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 2009-09)
    The number of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos) breeding in Illinois and eastern North America has increased in recent decades; however, few studies have investigated the nesting biology of Mallards outside primary production ...

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  • Levengood, Jeffrey M.; Marcisz, Walter J.; Klement, Allison M.; Kurcz, Margaret A. (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 2005-08)
    We examined the nesting ecology of a Blackcrowned Night-Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) colony located at wetlands associated with Lake Calumet in south Cook County, Illinois, during the 2002 and 2003 nesting seasons. This ...

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  • Hood, J.D. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1908-08)
    In the present paper, descriptions are given of five new genera and fifteen new species of Illinois Thysanoptera. For much of the material upon which these descriptions are based. I am indebted to several of my friends and ...

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  • Smith, F. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1918-09)
    The only papers describing North American Haplotaxidae are two by Forbes (90' and '90a) in which he describes Haplotaxis emissarius from Illinois under the name Phreoryctes emissarius. The present paper extends the original ...

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  • Davis, J.J. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1920-08)
    Among the many collections of May-beetles received from entomologists throughout the country have been found several apparently new species and varieties. Requests from the collectors for names which they could use in ...

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  • Crane, J.L. (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1991-03)

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  • Laird, Christopher A.; Page, Lawrence M. (Champaign, Ill. : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1996-03)
    At the turn of the century, only one non-native* species of fish, the common carp, was established in Illinois (Forbes and Richardson 1908). In contrast, by 1979, six non-native fishes were reproducing in Illinois ...

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