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Coleoptera Collected from Rotting Fishhook Barrel Cacti (Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britton and Rose), with a Review of Nearctic Coleoptera Associated with Succulent Necrosis
Abstract Sixteen dead Ferocactus wislizeni (Engelm.) Britton & Rose (Cactaceae), known variously as fishhook barrel cactus, candy barrel cactus, or compass plant, were discovered in various statesExpand
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“Collection Bias” and the Importance of Natural History Collections in Species Habitat Modeling: A Case Study Using Thoracophorus costalis Erichson (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Osoriinae), with a
Abstract When attempting to understand a species' distribution, knowing how many collections should be surveyed to achieve an adequate sample (exhaustiveness) is important. A test for exhaustivenessExpand
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The Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera of Missouri State Parks, with Notes on Biomonitoring, Mesohabitat Associations, and Distribution
Abstract Thirty-seven streams within 15 Missouri State Parks were sampled for immature and adult Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, and Trichoptera (EPT) during 2002 and early 2003. Seven mesohabitats wereExpand
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Review of the Genus Thoracophorus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Osoriinae) in North America North of Mexico, with a Key to Species
Abstract Three species of Thoracophorus Motschulsky (Staphylinidae: Osoriinae) are reported from North America north of Mexico: T. brevicristatus (Horn), T. costalis (Erichson), and T. guadalupensisExpand
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Comparison of Coleoptera emergent from various decay classesof downed coarse woody debris in Great Smoky Mountains NationalPark, USA
Coleoptera species composition and succession in downed woody debris habitats are poorly known in eastern North America. A photoeclector emergence chamber was used to concentrate Coleoptera thatExpand
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The Energetic Determination, Spatial Dispersion and Density Dependence of Myrmeleon Ant Lion Pits in Las Cruces, Costa Rica
The amount of space used by an organism is energetically determined. We utilized a population of ant lion larvae in Costa Rica to test allometric theories concerning the use of space by organisms andExpand
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0259. Comparison of the Coleoptera communities in leaf litter and rotten wood in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA
The community within extremely decayed downed coarse woody debris, here referred to as decay class V (CWD5), has never been systematically sampled. The presumption has been that rotten wood isExpand
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Effect of Propylene Glycol Concentration on Mid-Term DNA Preservation of Coleoptera
Abstract The variety of arthropod specimen preservation protocols has expanded greatly with the increased interest in preservation of molecular traits such as DNA sequences. While “best practices”Expand
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Mycophenolate mofetil: A potential treatment for reducing proteinuria associated with membranous lupus nephritis.
anticoagulant (LA) was present in 69/323 patients (21.4%). aCL were more frequent in patients with seizures than in those without (59.2% vs. 24.7%, RR 3.8 [95%CI 1.8-7.9], p=0.0004). Both IgG and IgMExpand
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The Beetle Community of Small Oak Twigs in Louisiana, with a Literature Review of Coleoptera from Fine Woody Debris
Abstract We conducted a study to explore which beetles utilize dead twigs in a Louisiana secondary forest and the effect of debris position on the beetle community. Twigs averaging 14 mm in diameterExpand
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