Researchers and Reports

Study subjects with researcher names are listed below, most entries with proposals and reports.


Alligators

Matthew Pyne, Lamar University

Proposal: 2017-Population Survey of American Alligators within the Big Thicket National Preserve

2017 Annual Report


Apoidea (Bees)

Daniel Bennett

Proposal: Bees of the Big Thicket National Preserve (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apoidea)

2017 Annual Report


Herpetofauna

Paul Crump

Proposal: Big Thicket National Preserve, Turkey Creek subunit Herpetofauna inventory

2009 Annual Report

2010 Findings; Status

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Hardin Waddle

2010-2011 Herp Summary


Parasites of Aquatic Ectotherms (trematodes mostly)

Michael Barger

Proposal: 2008-Biodiversity Survey and Inventory of Parasites of Aquatic Ectotherms in the Big Thicket

Proposal: 2010-Biodiversity Survey and Inventory of Parasites of Aquatic Ectotherms in the Big Thicket The Next Stage

Proposal: 2012-Biodiversity Survey and Inventory of Parasites of Aquatic Ectotherms in the Big Thicket Continued Survey

Publications

Data


Aquatic True Bugs (Hemiptera)

Paul Tinerella

Proposal: Aquatic True Bugs (Insecta: Heteroptera) of Big Thicket National Preserve

Summary Report 2009-2011


Bryophytes

Dale Kruse, Paul Davison

Proposal: The Bryophyte Flora of the Big Thicket National Preserve: Hardin, Tyler, and Polk Counties, Texas

Final Report


Crayfish (Astocoidea)

Zachary Loughman, West Liberty University

CV

Proposal: 2013: Crayfish Surveys of Big Thicket National Preserve


Formicidae (Hymenoptera) Ants

JoVonn Hill, Mississippi State University

Proposal: Survey of Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), grasshoppers, and related families {the suborder Caelifera (Orthoptera: Acrididae, Romaleidae, Tetrigidae, Tridactylidae)} in Big Thicket National Preserve.

Summary Report 2011-2013

Conference Poster 2012

Final Report

Ant Checklist

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Scott Solomon, Rice University

Blog: The Ant Hunter

CV

Proposal: 2015: Ant community dynamics in the Big Thicket National Preserve

Rice University EBIO 327 Big Thicket Bioblitz's Check List


Freshwater Fishes

Chad Hargrave, Raelynn Deaton

Proposal: Survey #1: 2008: Influence of Local Microhabitat Structure on Ichthyofauna in the Big Thicket National Preserve

Proposal: Survey #2: Identifying temporal variation in fish assemblages across water corridor units in the Big Thicket National Preserve

Survey #2. Final Report


Freshwater Mussels

Marsha May, Bob Boensch, Stephanie Burgess

Proposal: Survey #1: Final Report


Neil Ford

Conference Poster

CV

Proposal: Survey #1. 2013: Surveys of freshwater mussels in 3 units of the Big Thicket Preserve

Proposal: Survey #2. 2014: Surveys of freshwater mussels in 9 units of the Big Thicket Preserve

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Alison Tarter, Astrid N. Schwalb

Proposal: 2017 - Freshwater mussel biodiversity survey within the Big Thicket National Preserve


Gyrinidae (Whirligig Beetles), Order Coleoptera:Family Gyrinidae

Jerry Cook, Edward Realzola

Proposal: 2007: SURVEY AND INVENTORY OF GYRINIDS OF THE PRIMITIVE TEXAS BIG THICKET

Proposal: 2015: Survey and Inventory of Gyrinids in Big Thicket Wetlands (Continued Survey)

Collection Sites

Final Report for 2007 Project


Lepidoptera (Butterflys; Moths)

Dave Henderson


Land Snails

Brian Cole

Land Snails of the Big Thicket National Preserve


(Kingdom Fungi: Phylum Mycophycophyta), Lichens

Robert Egan

LICHENS OF THE BIG THICKET; Studies on the Lichen-Forming Fungi (Lichens) of the Big Thicket National Preserve and Surrounding Region

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Cynthia Troxell

Proposal: A Study of the Lichens of Five Big Thicket Plant Communities

1977 Final Report


Macro Fungi (Phylum Basidiomycota)

Lewis: Mycological Studies of Big Thicket

David Lewis

Annual Report-2011-Lewis

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Bart Buyck

Proposal: Root symbiotic fungi : key players in the forest ecosystems of the Big Thicket.

Buyck-2014-Final Report


Myxomycetes (Phylum Myxomycota), slime mold

Kathryn Winsett

Proposal: Survey #1: 2008-Eumycetozoa of the Big Thicket National Preserve: Continuing the study of Slime Molds for the Thicket of Diversity

Final Report

Poster

Report: Submerged Plant Material

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Steven Stevenson

Proposal: 2010-Ecological studies of myxomycetes in the Big Thicket National Preserve: targeting specific questions about the role of these organisms within the overall community


Nematodes

Thomas Powers Thomas Powers, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

CV

Proposal: 2013: BASELINE INVENTORY OF FREELIVING AND PLANT-PARASITIC NEMATODES OF THE BIG THICKET NATIONAL PRESERVE

Annual Progress Report


Noctuidae (Moths)

Michael Pogue


Odonates (dragonflys; damselflys)

John Abbott

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Autumn Smith-Herron

Proposal: PRELIMINARY SURVEY AND INVENTORY OF ODONATES OF THE PRIMITIVE TEXAS BIG THICKET

Final Report


Orchids

Joseph Liggio


Pseudoscorpions (Class Arachnida)

Richard Clopton, Jerry Cook

Proposal: 2006-PRELIMINARY SURVEY AND INVENTORY OF PSEUDOSCORPIONS OF THE PRIMITIVE TEXAS BIG THICKET


Pyrenomycetes (Kingdom Fungi: Phylum Sordariomycetes)

Larissa Vasilyeva

Proposal: Pyrenomycetous fungi (Ascomycota) of the Big Thicket National Preserve

Annual Report-2010


Reptiles

Michael Smith


Tardigrades (Water Bears)

Harry Meyer, Julianna Hinton


Terrestrial Arthropods

Jerry Cook

Proposal: Big Thicket Terrestrial Arthropod Collection Plan


Vascular Plants

Larry Brown

Checklist; Units Collected

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Stephen Hatch

Proposal: 2009: Proposal for Vascular Plant Survey of the Canyonlands Unit of the Big Thicket National Preserve, Tyler County, Texas

2010 Annual Report

2012 Annual report