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Biodiversity of Caddisflies (Trichoptera) of the Interior Highlands of North America

Description: Caddisflies (Trichoptera) were collected from over 500 different locations throughout the Interior Highlands (Ozark, Ouachita, Arbuckle, and Wichita Mountains) between March 1990 and March 1994. I systematically sampled representative lotic and lentic habitats in 131 natural watersheds that comprise the 17 different physiographic subregions of this area. From my examination of approximately 60,000 specimens, surveys of regional museum collections, and review of literature records, I document 229 species distributed in 16 families and 58 genera. Included in this total are 27 endemic species and 15 new regional records. Descriptions are provided for a species new to science (Cheumatopsyche robisoni), four larvae (Helicopsyche limnella, H. piroa, Marilia species A, Polycentropus crassicornis) and a female (Helicopsyche piroa). Hydropsyche reiseni Denning, previously known only from the Arbuckle Mountains, is reduced in synonymy with H. arinale Ross. Further, I provide illustrated family, generic, and selected species-level keys that reflect this regional biodiversity.
Date: August 1994
Creator: Moulton, Stephen R. (Stephen Richard)
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Revision of the North American Pocket Mice

Description: From introductory remarks: "Classification study of the North American pocket mouse based on about 170 specimens. Results of study increased recognized species to 18 and subspecies to 3 as well as shifting several well known names to other forms."
Date: October 25, 1889
Creator: Merriam, C. Hart
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[American Shrews]

Description: Brief summary of three genera of American shrews, including characteristics, habits, habitat, and skull, jaws, and teeth illustrations.
Date: December 31, 1895
Creator: Merriam, C. Hart & Miller, Gerrit S. (Gerrit Smith), 1869-1956
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Natural History of the Swainson's Warbler

Description: Summary of Swainson's warbler, including history, geographic distribution, migration patterns, ecological relations, physical description, breeding biology, voice qualities, and feeding behavior.
Date: January 1971
Creator: Meanley, Brooke
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The Sea Otter in the Eastern Pacific Ocean

Description: Summary of the sea otter in relation to the eastern Pacific Ocean, including physical characteristics, habitat requirements, general behavior, food and feeding behavior, distribution and numbers, reproduction, limiting factors, and behavior in captivity.
Date: August 1969
Creator: Kenyon, Karl W.
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Review of the Grizzly and Big Brown Bears of North America (Genus Ursus): with Description of a New Genus, Vetularctos

Description: Discusses distribution,sexual and age differences, specimens, and classification of North American grizzly and big brown bears. Describes and lists locations of species and subspecies. Mentions Vetularctos, a new genus related to Ursus.
Date: February 9, 1918
Creator: Merriam, C. Hart
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