Browse Bulletin - Illinois Natural History Survey by Issue Date

  • Forbes, S.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1876)
    At the semi-annual meeting of the Board of Education of the State of Illinois, held at Normal, Ill., on the 15th of December, 1875, the following preamble and resolutions were unanimously adopted : Whereas, Since the ...

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  • Forbes, S.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1878)
    This is the second of a series of publications, issued by authority of the State Board of Education of Illinois, and designed especially to elucidate the natural history of this State. The first number was published in ...

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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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  • 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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  • Burrill, T. J. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1885)
    Most of the plants herein described were collected in Illinois during 1881 and 1882. by Mr. A. B. Seymour, who was employed for the purpose by the Illinois State Laboratory of Natural History. The entire collection consists ...

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  • Forbes, S. A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1886)
    Since August, 1883, the writer has used such opportunities as came in his way for observation of the diseases of insects, and for more or less careful and systematic work upon them, directed especially to the point of ...

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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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  • Woodworth, C.W. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1887)
    The insects included under the name Jassidae, form a large and well-defined natural group. They are readily distinguishable from members of the allied families as follows: from Cicadidae by the possession of but two ocelli ...

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  • Weed, C.M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1887)
    In working over the material by which the interesting group of Microgasters is represented in the collections of the Laboratory, so much of interest was found that it was thought worth while to record at this time some of ...

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  • Weed, C.M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1887)
    In a paper to be published in the Report of the State Entomologist of Illinois for 1886, I have discussed ab length the literature and life-history of the Lesser Apple Leaf-Roller, originally described by Robinson as ...

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  • Burrill, T.J.; Earle, F.S. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1887)
    The very abundant mycelium consists of numerous slender, white or colorless, septate threads, that branch widely, and extend over the leaf in every direction, frequently crossing and interlacing. These threads are usually ...

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  • Forbes, S.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1888)
    The principal object of the research reported in the series of papers of which this is the concluding number, is to determine more precisely than has hitherto been done the relations to nature of the various genera and ...

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  • Forbes, S.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1888)
    The cod family is represented in Illinois by only a single species, the burbot (Lota maculosa), occurring in the interior of Lake Michigan, and making its way at irregular intervals to the shallow waters within the reach ...

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  • Garman, H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1888)
    Vasa deferentia opening to the exterior behind the clitellus by two apertures on the ventral side of somite 19. Two copulatory fossae extend from the middle of the ventral side of somite 18 to the middle of the ventral ...

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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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  • Weed, C.M. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1890)
    It is believed that there are included below most of the references to this group in our American literature. I have placed an interrogation point after the genus of several species of Phalangium of which I have seen no ...

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  • Forbes, S.A. (Champaign :Illinois Natural History Survey, 1890)
    Our common land leech was first obtained by me in April, 1876, at Normal, McLean County, Illinois, where it was dug up in a house garden, about a dozen rods from the nearest rivulet. An example sent the following year to ...

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  • Garman, H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1890)
    Emys meleagris, Shaw. This fine turtle was as late as 1870 rather common about water on the prairies of central Illinois. It is now very rare, only one example having been taken by me in the past six years. Chrysemys ...

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  • Forbes, S.A. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1890)
    In 1843 W. Hoffmeister described in Germany (Wiegmann's Archiv f. Naturgesch., 1843) a peculiar, long, and very slender worm found in a well, giving it the generic name of Haplotaxis and, after its discoverer, Menke, the ...

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  • Garman, H. (Champaign : Illinois Natural History Survey, 1890)
    The peculiar features of the waters examined while with the Fish Commission at Quincy, in August, 1888, are reflected in the character of the collections taken from them. The locality is not one which would be selected by ...

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