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for Brimleyana Vol. Issue 12, Sept 1986
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Spider mites and false spider mites can cause considerable damage to plants. This report summarizes records for species of spider mites and false spider mites in North Carolina, as well as their plant hosts. Information is also provided on additional species that might be found in the state when more extensive collecting is done.
The timber rattlesnake and the canebrake rattlesnake are two subspecies of the rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus, thought to occur in the eastern United States. This study examined variation in pattern, adult size, and morphology among rattlesnake species in North Carolina and other eastern states.
This study examined the distribution of ocean sunfish (Mola mola). More than sixty encounters with the ocean sunfish in North Carolina’s offshore waters reveal that this fish is an epipelagic migrant, occurring in shallow water commonly in the spring.
This study examined core body temperatures of twenty-three species of sea birds collected off the North Carolina coast between 1977 and 1982. Results indicate no differences between body temperatures of foraging and non-incubating sea birds at the nesting colonies.