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Survey of Lepidoptera inhabiting three dune systems in the California Desert

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Published by Bureau of Land Management, California Desert District Office in [Riverside, CA] .
Written in English

  • Butterflies,
  • Lepidoptera,
  • Moths

  • Edition Notes

    Statement by J.A. Powell (University of California, Berkeley) ; for the United States Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Land Management. Desert Planning Staff
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25225818M

      Maxent model output for desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in the Mojave and parts of the Sonoran Deserts of California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona, USA. Get Started Data Basin is a science-based mapping and analysis platform that supports learning, research, and sustainable environmental stewardship. Spatial Distribution of Desert Abstract.-The spatial distribution of desert tortoises in relation to plant communities was Tortoises (Gopherus agassi'ii) compared against randomness. Tortoise captures (n at Twentvnine Palms. = ) and tortoise burrows (n = ) exhibited non- random distributions across a square kilometer. The Lepidoptera Antheraea type species (the species on which the description of a genus is based on, and with which the genus name remains associated during any taxonomic revision) is the beautiful and vibrantly-colored tasar silkworm (Antheraea mylitta, formerly Phalaena mylitta), named and characterized in by English entomologist Dru. Katie Maikis, wildlife refuge specialist with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, talks about plants and insects living in the sand dunes of the Coachella Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Thousand.

    Start Preamble Start Printed Page AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of day petition finding. SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a day finding on a petition to list 16 insect species from the Algodones Sand Dunes, Imperial County, California, as threatened or endangered, under the Endangered Species Act .

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Survey of Lepidoptera inhabiting three dune systems in the California Desert by J. A. Powell Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Powell. The International Lepidoptera Survey (TILS) Join TILS Leps Talk NorWestLeps (Northern California, Oregon, and Washington) Join SouthwestLep (Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, Colorado, northern and Southern Baja California and Sonora, Mexico) Join.

About. This project is to record all species of Lepidoptera in California introduced or native. dominic created this project on Ap Is this inappropriate, spam, or offensive. Add a. state of California (Alta California) on the north, the Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Sea of Cortes (Gulf of California) on the east (Fig.

The mainland Mexican states of Sonora and Sinaloa lie to the east of the gulf. Much of the peninsula is a low lying desert. However, in the north are two major mountain ranges, the Sierra Juarez and the. Endemic taxa include plants, a bird, and evidently at least three species of moths, whose persistence in spite of human disturbance, feral browsers, and fires, should interest conservation biologists.

Considering its size and relatively uniform topography, considerable effort has been devoted to survey of the island’s Lepidoptera. Dune Beetle The San Joaquin dune (darkling) beetle (Coelus gracilis) – the smallest of California’s dune beetles – looks much like a plump, black ladybug with a stubble of golden darkling beetles have black elytra, the hardened wing casings that protect the fragile forewings necessary for beetles inhabit the sandy soils and leaf litter of California’s.

Imperial Sand Dunes Historical Information. Overview - Recreation - Star Wars Film Site - Plank Road - Where to Stay Geology. Tremendous earth upheavals that elevated the area above the ocean some million years ago and the constant action of erosional forces over the eons have all had a part in sculpturing this vast region.

Lepidoptera Butterflies and Moths. Butterflies and moths make up the Lepidoptera. The name means "scale wing," and lepidopteran wings are covered with microscopic scales, which are iridescent and brightly colored in the case of this California butterfly, Lycaena scales are visible as the "fuzz" along the edges of the wing.

There are 3 pictures here. The first 2 pictures are the same butterflies. The 3rd picture is a different butterfly located in the same park.I think it is the same species but has such different coloring I wanted to make sure.

Butterflies and Moths of California Showcase listing of Butterflies and Moths found in the state of California. Note: Please understand that that insects do not adhere to man-drawn borders on a map as such they may be found beyond the general "reach" as showcased on our website.

Insects are typically drawn to areas by available food supply. To my knowledge, this is the only resource of its kind and a must-have for both experienced and amateur lepidopterists.

I am defintely the latter, but this has been an invaluable help to me in understanding what the folks on butterfly and moth discussion lists are talking about when they reference species identification numbers from this work.5/5(2).

“[No Species Is an Island] is strongly recommended to all scientists and to all who cherish open places.”—Choice “This small volume introduces some of the more interesting aspects of pollination studies that explored the relationship between nectar-feeding bats and four species of columnar cacti in the Sonoran Desert.”—Economic Botany “No Species Is an Island is the.

LEPIDOPTERA RECORDED ON SANTA CATALINA ISLAND compiled by Jerry A. Powell. August ; revised Jan. INTRODUCTIONHISTORY OF LEPIDOPTERA INVENTORY ON SANTA CATALINA ISLAND, CALIFORNIASanta Catalina Island is the third largest of the eight Channel Islands off the coast of southern Size: KB.

Considering its size and relatively uniform topography, considerable effort has been devoted to survey of the island's Lepidoptera. These insects have been collected on Author: Jerry Powell. Additional new species of North American Lepidoptera.

Survey of Lepidoptera inhabiting three dune systems in the California Desert. On Paedisca radicana and the type species of the genus Griselda (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae, Olethreutinae) Some new North American Pyraustinae New species and varieties of North American Lepidoptera Part 1 & 2.

Brown J. Preliminary assessment of Lepidoptera diversity on the Peninsula of Baja California, Mexico, with a list of documented species. Folia Entomol, Mex., 43(l):ABSTRACT.

Relatively thorough taxonomic treatments or inventories have been compiled for only II families of Lepidoptera from. The western United States is home to numerous narrowly endemic harvestman taxa (Arachnida, Opiliones), including members of the genus Sitalcina Banks, Sitalcina is comprised of three species groups, including the monospecific Sitalcina californica and Sitalcina lobata groups, and the Sitalcina sura group with eight described species.

All species in the Sitalcina sura group Cited by: 5. Bulletin of the California Insect Survey, Vol. III [Paul D. & Michener, Charles D. Hurd] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Hurd, Paul D. & Michener, Charles D.

Even though they are low and sweeping, some of the slopes are nearly vertical and quite steep. These isolated dunes cover a large area, yet go mostly unnoticed because the long, rough drive limits casual visitors.

The Saline Valley Dunes gently rise up from the edge of the salt flat near the center of the Saline Valley. Imperial Sand Dunes Mammoth Wash - Glamis/Gecko - Buttercup Valley. Recreation - Description - Star Wars Film Site - Plank Road - Where to Stay.

Quick Overview. The Imperial Sand Dunes are the largest mass of sand dunes in California. This dune system extends for more than 40 miles along the eastern edge of the Imperial Valley agricultural region in a band.

Buy Lepidoptera of North America, Volume 3: Butterflies of Kern and Tulare Counties, California Park: NHBS - Ken Davenport, Gillette Museum Publications, Colorado. This project inventories and catalogs small moths, and their larval hosts. More than 1, species are known in California, including many destructive to orchard and forest trees and field crops.

Knowledge of the taxonomy, biology and ecology of these insects is basic to understanding potential problems to agriculture, alternate host plants, and parasite reservoirs of pest species. California, dune mat occurs on semi-stable nearshore dunes or backdune blowouts, and forest communities develop on sta.

lized backdunes. From Bodega Bay sou backdunes are characterized by dune s communities (a mixture of herbs and shrubs), and dune mat is restricted to relatively narrow band near the ocean.

classiication of California’s dune. The Lepidoptera of Southeastern Arizona. You are visitor number: since 25 Feb Welcome. This is the master list of various Arizona and Northern Mexico websites on Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) This website is from the Arizona Lepidoptera Survey, based at the University of Arizona.

Contact Bruce Walsh. The Kumtagh Desert is located in the eastern Tarim Basin and to the north of the high Altyn Tagh Mountains and south of Kezile Tagh Mountain, between 89°′E and 94°′E longitude, and between 39°′N and 41°′N latitude, covering an area of 22 km desert is separated from the Taklimakan Desert by the Lop by: The California Insect Survey was formally initiated as a project in the Agricultural Experiment Station in It arose out a growing realization among entomologists that our knowledge of the most basic aspects of insect biology was far below the level required for effective application to agricultural and other practical problems.

Habitat modeling is an important tool used to simulate the potential distribution of a species for a variety of basic and applied questions. The desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) is a federally listed threatened species in the Mojave Desert and parts of the Sonoran Desert of California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.

Land managers in this region require reliable information about. TROPICAL LEPIDOPTERA, 3(1): NEW AND ADDITIONAL RECORDS OF COSTA RICAN BUTTERFLIES GEORGE T. AUSTIN Nevada State Museum and Historical Society Twin Lakes Drive, Las Vegas, NVUSA ABSTRACT.- Seven butterfly species, Lieinix poasina, Eurema agave, Adelpha massilia, Junonia genoveva, Castilia griseobasalis, Morpho catenariusFile Size: 6MB.

Summary Differences between coastal and desert dunes Based on his studies in desert dunes of Libya, Bagnold () showed that the principles governing the physics of sand movement and aerodynamic processes of wind action are the same in desert and coastal tropical and temperate dune systems.

An intensive 3-year survey of the Lepidoptera of Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in southwestern San Diego County, California, was conducted from October through September The white sands formation is a snow-white gypsum dunes system which covers sq km ().It is the world's largest gypsum dune field.

White Sands National Monument, encompassing the southern portion, protects about 40% of the dunes; the remaining 60% is under the jurisdiction of the White Sands Missile Range administered by the U.

by: 4. The butterflies and moths (lepidoptera) of the Canadian Shield natural region of Alberta: preliminary survey of the Richardson Dunes, Maybelle River, and Marguerite Crag & Tail Wildland Parks encompass a unique sand dune complex.

The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of the Lepidoptera species found to date within the new.

These species include representatives of 82 different families. The Checklist for North American Lepidoptera, assembled by Hodges (), provided the foundation for the present list.

Because this publication was based on a survey of the scientific literature up to. In the U.S. National Park Service invited Metzler to initiate a long-term study of the Lepidoptera at White Sands National Monument, Otero County, New Mexico. A primary purpose of the study was to compile an inventory of moths in habitats within and immediately adjacent to the white gypsum dunes in the by: 7.

McCleve, S. Discovery of a lowland Arizona Scaphinotus and description of a unique desert canyon (Coleoptera: Carabidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 33(4) McCleve, S. Three new species of flightless Diplotaxis from Oaxaca, Mexico (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae).

The Coleopterists Bulletin 47(1) There are an additional three species whose resident/colonist distribution lies across the El Paso region (from maps of Opler and Wright, ). LPS: Low Probability Strays--Records exist for the six county area, but the occurrence has either been a rare event (sometimes recorded only once) or is unexpected due to habitat/climatic constraints.

TROPICAL LEPIDOPTERA, 3(2): EICHLIN: Baja California Sesiidae CLEARWING MOTHS OF BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO (LEPIDOPTERA: SESIIDAE) THOMAS D. EICHLIN Insect Biosystematics Laboratory, Division of Plant Industry, Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, CAUSA ABSTRACT Search Nature Bytes Video using common names, scientific names or any criteria you choose.

of the world’s largest snow-white gypsum dune field. The remainder of the square miles dune field is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Army in the White Sands Mis-sile Range.

The dune field is located in the northern Chihuahuan Desert in southern New Mexico’s Tularosa Basin (Schneider–Hector ). A complete description by: 7.Lepidoptera (Moth pests) Caterpillars are major pests in forests, stored grains, and fibre and food crops. Pest resistance to insecticide is an increasing problem and moths are among the most feared invasive species.

The SIT is increasingly being developed as a component of AW-IPM programmes for a number of moth pests.An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Honduras Jacqueline Y. Miller, Deborah L. Matthews, Andrew D. Warren. McGuire Center for Lepidoptera and Biodiversity Florida Museum of Natural History University of Florida P.

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