Faculty Research & Creative Activity

 
This page collects the faculty research & creative activity of the Eastern Illinois University Biological Sciences department.

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Submissions from 2019

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Quick and Easy Guide to Common Butterflies: An Introduction to the 25 Most Commonly Encountered Butterflies in the Midwest, Paul Switzer

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Quick and Easy Guide to Common Butterflies: An Introduction to the 25 Most Commonly Encountered Butterflies in the Midwest (Reduced File Size), Paul Switzer

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Reduced File Size: Quick and Easy Guide to Common Butterflies: An Introduction to the 25 Most Commonly Encountered Butterflies in the Midwest, Paul Switzer

Submissions from 2018

A taxonomic review of Paramblynotus Cameron, 1908 in China, with descriptions of five new species (Hymenoptera: Liopteridae), Y-Y Dong, Zhiwei Liu, Y-P Wang, and X-X Chen

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Comparative microbial communities in tidal flats sediment on Incheon, South Korea, Hye Choi, Tae-Yong Jeong, Hyeokjun Yoon, Bo Oh, Young Han, Myung Hur, Sanghoon Kang, and Jong-Guk Kim

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Microbial Community Structure and Function Decoupling Across a Phosphorus Gradient in Streams, Erick LeBrun, Ryan King, Jeffrey Back, and Sanghoon Kang

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The Role of Red Leaf Coloration in Prey Capture for Pinguicula planifolia, Jenna Annis, Janice Coons, Charles Helm, and Brenda Molano-Flores

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A comparison of computationally predicted functional metagenomes and microarray analysis for microbial P cycle genes in a unique basalt-soil forest, Erick LeBrun and Sanghoon Kang

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Reproductive ecology of three rare North American Pinguicula species: REPRODUCTIVE ECOLOGY OF RARE NA PINGUICULA, Brenda Molano-Flores, Samantha Primer, Jenna Annis, Mary Feist, Janice Coons, and Roger Digges

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Rivers may constitute an overlooked avenue of dispersal for terrestrial fungi, Erick LeBrun, D.Lee Taylor, Ryan King, Jeffrey Back, and Sanghoon Kang

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When the cure kills—CBD limits biodiversity research, Zhiwei Liu, Kaniyarikkal Divakaran Prathapan, Rohan Pethiyagoda, Kamaljit Bawa, Peter Raven, and Priyadarsanan Rajan

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Effect of habitat structure on reproduction and prey capture of a rare carnivorous plant, Pinguicula lutea, Samantha Primer, Brenda Molano-Flores, David Zaya, Charles Helm, and Janice Coons

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Microbial community structure and functional potential of lava-formed Gotjawal soils in Jeju, Korea, Jong-Shik Kim, Dae-Shin Kim, Keun Lee, Jung-Sook Lee, Gary King, and Sanghoon Kang

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A Metagenome-Based Investigation of Gene Relationships for Non-Substrate-Associated Microbial Phosphorus Cycling in the Water Column of Streams and Rivers, Erick LeBrun, Ryan King, Jeffrey Back, and Sanghoon Kang

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Bacterial community response to a preindustrial‐to‐future CO2 gradient is limited and soil specific in Texas Prairie grassland, Swastika Raut, Herbert Polley, Philip Fay, and Sanghoon Kang

Submissions from 2017

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A New Species of Cyperus Section Incurvi (Cyperaceae) from Venezuela, Gordon Tucker

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Silencing Science.pptx, Kai Hung

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Reproductive Partitioning in Vespula squamosa (Hymenoptera: Vespidae), Stephanie Stewart, Gary Fritz, Ann Fritz, and Anthony Deets

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Assessing genetic diversity for the USA endemic carnivorous plant Pinguicula ionantha R.K. Godfrey (Lentibulariaceae), David Zaya, Brenda Molano-Flores, Mary Feist, Jason Koontz, and Janice Coons

Submissions from 2016

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First description and bionomic notes for the final-instar larva and pupa of an Oriental dobsonfly species, Neoneuromus sikkimmensis (van der Weele, 1907) (Megaloptera: Corydalidae), CHENGQUAN CAO, Chao Tong, SHENGZHI CHEN, Zhiwei Liu, FAQIONG XU, Qiang Liu, and XINGYUE LIU

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New Mexico, Gordon Tucker and Phil Tonne

TABLE 1. NUMBER OF MOLE CRICKET NYMPHS INTRODUCED AND NUMBER RECOVERED FROM FIVE 19-LITER SOIL SAMPLES USING A PORTABLE, Soil Sifter and Gary Fritz

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Evidence of Selective Mating and Triploidy Among Two Social Forms of Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Kendra Saddoris, Ann Fritz, and Gary Fritz

Submissions from 2015

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Factors affecting the spatial distribution of oviposition sites for tandem black saddlebags dragonflies (Odonata: Libellulidae), Jessica L. Thornton and Paul V. Switzer

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Factors affecting the spatial distribution of oviposition sites for tandem black saddlebags dragonflies (Odonata: Libellulidae), Jessica Thornton and Paul Switzer