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Author Thompson, G.
Title Spiders and the electric light Type Journal Article
Year (up) 1887 Publication Science Abbreviated Journal Science
Volume 9 Issue 208 Pages 92
Keywords Ecology; artificial light at night; spiders; arachnids
Abstract Some disadvantage or evil appears to be attendant upon every invention, and the electric light is not an exception in this respect. In this city they have been placed in positions with a view of illuminating the buildings, notably the treasury, and a fine and striking effect is produced. At the same time, a species of spider has discovered that game is plentiful in their vicinity, and that he can ply his craft both day and night. In consequence, their webs are so thick and numerous that portions of the architectural ornamentation are no longer visible, and when torn down by the wind, or when they fall from decay, the refuse gives a dingy and dirty appearance to every thing it comes in contact with. Not only this, but these adventurers take possession of the portion of the ceiling of any room which receives the illumination. It would be of interest to know whether this spider is confined to a certain latitude, and at what seasons of the year our temperature we can indulge in our illumination.
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Call Number IDA @ john @ Serial 1267
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Author Kumlien, L.
Title Observations on Bird Migration at Milwaukee Type Journal Article
Year (up) 1888 Publication The Auk Abbreviated Journal The Auk
Volume 5 Issue 3 Pages 325-328
Keywords Animals
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Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2019
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Author Hamilton, J.
Title Electric Light Captures Type Journal Article
Year (up) 1889 Publication Psyche Abbreviated Journal Psyche
Volume 5 Issue 153 Pages 149-150
Keywords Animals; Ecology; artificial light; Calosoma scrutator; Calosoma willcoxi; Calosoma externum; Diplochila major; Polymoechus brevipes; Erycus puncticollis; Cybister fimbirolatus; Dytiscus fasciventrus; Hydrophilus trangularis; Belostoma americanum; beetles; hemiptera; insects; coleoptera; water beetles; urban; cities
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Call Number IDA @ john @ Serial 1273
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Author Edison, T.A.
Title The dangers of electric lighting Type Journal Article
Year (up) 1889 Publication The North American Review Abbreviated Journal
Volume 149 Issue 396 Pages 625-634
Keywords Public Safety
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Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2377
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Author Lucas, F.A.
Title Up to date Type Journal Article
Year (up) 1892 Publication The Auk: Ornithological Advances Abbreviated Journal
Volume 9 Issue 4 Pages 395
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Call Number GFZ @ kyba @ Serial 2410
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