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Zoology Publications - Idaho Natural Heritage Program

NOTE: Site-specific information has not been included in some reports. The reasons are:
  1. to respect private landholders who have expressed to the IDNHP that they do not want information about their properties released.
  2. to protect the locations of federally listed Threatened and Endangered, Proposed for listing, and Candidate species.

 

Peer-reviewed Publications

Cassirer, E. F., C. R. Groves, and R. L. Wallen. 1991. Distribution and population status of harlequin ducks in Idaho. Wilson Bulletin 103(4): 723-725.

Frest, T.J. and E.J. Johannes. 2000. An annotated checklist of Idaho land and freshwater mollusks. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 36(2): 1-51.

Frest, T. J., E. J. Johannes, W. H. Clark, G. Stephens, and M. G. Plew. 2001. A bibliography of Idaho freshwater and terrestrial mollusks. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 37(2): 9-120.

Groves, C. 1988. Distribution of the wolverine in Idaho as determined by mail questionnaire. Northwest Science 62(4): 181-185.

Groves, C. R., and J. S. Marks. 1985. Annotated checklist of Idaho vertebrates. Tebiwa 22: 10-27.

Groves, C., and K. Steenhoff. 1988. Responses of small mammals and vegetation to wildfire in shadscale communities of Southwestern Idaho. Northwest Science 62(5): 205-210.

Groves, C., and E. Yensen. 1989. Rediscovery of the northern bog lemming (Synaptomys borealis) in Idaho. Northwestern Naturalist 70: 14-15.

Groves, C., E. Yensen, and E. B. Hart. 1988. First specimen records of the rock squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus) in Idaho. Murrelet 69: 50-53.

Stephens, G. M. 2002. First records of Yuma skipper, Ochlodes yuma (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae), in Idaho. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 38(1/2): 6.

Stephens, G. M., and C. D. Ferris. 2002. Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera) of Cecil D. Andrus Wildlife Management Area, Washington County, Idaho. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 38(1/2): 7-11.

Stephens, G. M., and C. D. Ferris. 2002. Butterflies (Lepidoptera: Rhopalocera) of the Mud Flat Road, Owyhee County, Idaho, with comments on the discovery of Thessalia leanira (C. & R. Felder) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) in Idaho. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 38(1/2): 1-5.

Stephens, G. M., and C. D. Ferris. 2003. Wild silk moths (Saturniidae: Lepidoptera) and sphinx moths (Sphingidae: Lepidoptera) of Cecil D. Andrus Wildlife Management Area, Washington County, Idaho. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 39(1): 1-4.

Technical Reports and Abstracts
    Amphibians and Reptiles
    Birds
    Mammals
    Invertebrates
    Miscellaneous

    Groves, C. R. 1988. Status and distribution of the Coeur d'Alene salamander (Plethodon vandykei idahoensis) in Idaho. Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 39 pp.

    Groves, C. 1989. Status and distribution of the Coeur d'Alene salamander (Plethodon vandykei idahoensis) in Idaho - Part II. Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 19 pp.

    Groves, C. R. 1994. Effects of timber harvest on small mammals and amphibians inhabiting old-growth coniferous forests on the Priest Lake Ranger District, Idaho Panhandle National Forests, Idaho. Preliminary Report. The Nature Conservancy, Boulder, CO. 18 pp.

    Groves, C. R. 1994. Effects of timber harvest on small mammals and amphibians inhabiting old-growth coniferous forests on the Clearwater National Forest, Idaho. Preliminary Report. The Nature Conservancy, Boulder, CO. 24 pp.

    Groves, C., and F. Cassirer. 1989. A survey of the Katka-Boulder and Horizon analysis areas, Idaho Panhandle National Forests, for the Coeur d'Alene salamander (Plethodon vandykei idahoensis). Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 15 pp.

    Groves, C. R., and C. Peterson. 1992. Distribution and population trends of Idaho amphibians as determined by mail questionnaire. Conservation Data Center, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 16 pp.

    Wilson, A. G., Jr. 1990. A survey of the Nez Perce National Forest for the Coeur d'Alene Salamander (Plethodon idahoensis). Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Nez Perce National Forest and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 33 pp.

    Wilson, A. G., Jr. 1991. A survey of the Avery Ranger District, Panhandle National Forest, for the Coeur d'Alene salamander (Plethodon idahoensis). Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Idaho Panhandle National Forests and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 44 pp.

    Wilson, A. G., Jr. 1992. A survey of the St. Maries and Sandpoint Ranger Districts, Panhandle National Forest, for the Coeur d'Alene salamander (Plethodon idahoensis). Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 28 pp.

      Atkinson, E. 1989. Great gray owl (Strix nebulosa) surveys on the Payette National Forest. Natural Heritage Section, Nongame Wildlife Program, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 58 pp.

      Atkinson, E. C. 1991. Distribution and status of harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) and common loons (Gavia immer) on the Targhee National Forest. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Targhee National Forest and Conservation Data Center, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 27 pp. plus appendices.

      Atkinson, E. C., and M. L. Atkinson. 1990. Distribution and status of harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) on the Targhee National Forest. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Targhee National Forest and Natural Heritage Section, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 18 pp.

      Atkinson, E. C., and M. L. Atkinson. 1990. Distribution and status of flammulated owls (Otus flammeolus) on the Salmon National Forest. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Salmon National Forest and Idaho Natural Heritage Program, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 25 pp. plus appendices.

      Cassirer, E. F. 1989. Distribution and status of harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) on the Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Nez Perce National Forest and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 13 pp. plus appendices.

      Cassirer, E. F., compiler. 1992. Proceedings, harlequin duck symposium, April 23-24, 1992, Moscow, Idaho. Prepared for Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 45 pp.

      Cassirer, E. F., and C. R. Groves. 1989. Breeding ecology of harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) on the Kaniksu National Forest, Idaho. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Idaho Panhandle National Forests and Natural Heritage Program, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 48 pp.

      Cassirer, E. F., and C. R. Groves. 1990. Distribution, habitat use and status of harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) in northern Idaho, 1990. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Clearwater and Idaho Panhandle National Forests and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 54 pp.

      Cassirer, E. F., and C. R. Groves. 1991. Harlequin duck ecology in Idaho: 1987-1990. Natural Heritage Section, Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Program, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 93 pp.

      Cassirer, E. F., and C. R. Groves. 1992. Ecology of harlequin ducks in northern Idaho, progress report 1991. Conservation Data Center, Idaho Department of Fish and Game and U. S. Forest Service Intermountain Research Station, Boise, ID. 73 pp.

      Cassirer, E. F., and C. R. Groves. 1992. Status and breeding ecology of harlequin ducks in Idaho. Page 9 in E. F. Cassirer, compiler, Proceedings, harlequin duck symposium, April 23-24, 1992, Moscow, Idaho. Abstract.

      Cassirer, E. F., and C. R. Groves. 1994. Ecology of harlequin ducks in northern Idaho. Idaho Department of Fish and Game; The National Geographic Society; and U. S. Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station, Boise, ID. 50 pp.

      Fitch, T., and C. H. Trost. 1985. Nesting status of the common loon in Idaho. Prepared for the North American Loon Foundation and the Idaho Natural Heritage Program. Not paged.

      Frederick, G. P., and T. L. Moore. 1991. Distribution and habitat of white-headed woodpeckers (Picoides albolarvatus) in west-central Idaho. Cooperative Challenge Cost-Share Project, Payette National Forest and Conservation Data Center, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 32 pp.

      Groves, C. 1988. Boreal owl (Aegolius funereus) surveys on the Sawtooth and Boise National Forests. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Sawtooth and Boise National Forests and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 36 pp.

      Groves, C., and E. Zehntner. 1990. Distribution and status of great gray owls (Strix nebulosa) on the Targhee National Forest, 1989. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Targhee National Forest and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 59 pp. plus maps.

      Levine, E. 1992. Great gray owl (Strix nebulosa) surveys on the Caribou National Forest. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Caribou National Forest and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 39 pp.

      Moore, T. L., and G. P. Frederick. 1991. Distribution and habitat of flammulated owls (Otus flammeolus) in west-central Idaho. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Payette National Forest, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, and Conservation Data Center, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 28 pp. plus appendices.

      Steenhoff, K., C. R. Groves, and D. Ramirez. 1986. Use of nest boxes by American kestrels in southwestern Idaho. Pages 130-132 in K. Steenhoff and M. N. Kochert, eds., Snake River Birds of Prey Research Project Annual Report.

      Steenhoff, K., C. R. Groves, and D. Ramirez. 1987. Use of nest boxes by American kestrels in southwestern Idaho. Pages 94-97 in K. Steenhoff, ed., Snake River Birds of Prey Area 1987 Annual Report.

      Wallen, R. L., and C. R. Groves. 1988. Status and distribution of harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) in Northern Idaho. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Panhandle National Forests and Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 36 pp.

      Wallen, R. L., and C. R. Groves. 1989. Distribution, breeding biology and nesting habitat of harlequin ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus) in northern Idaho. Idaho Natural Heritage Program, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 39 pp.

        Bachman, D., G. Gadwa, and C. Groves. 1990. A winter survey for wolverines (Gulo gulo) on the Sawtooth and Challis National Forests, Idaho. Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 29 pp.

        Copeland, J., and C. Groves. 1992. Wolverine ecology and habitat use in central Idaho. Progress report. Cooperative Wildlife Research Project, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Sawtooth National Forest, Challis National Forest, and Boise National Forest. 26 pp.

        Groves, C. R. 1987. Distribution of the wolverine (Gulo gulo) in Idaho, 1960-1987. Idaho Natural Heritage Program, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 24 pp.

        Groves, C. 1987. A bibliography of Idaho mammalogy (1940-1987). Idaho Natural Heritage Program, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 62 pp.

        Groves, C. 1987. A compilation of grizzly bear reports for central and northern Idaho. Threatened and endangered species investigations, Study III, Job 1: grizzly bear investigations. Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Projects E-III, E-IV. 85 pp.

        Groves, C. 1990. Status of the wolverine on the Sawtooth National Forest. Job completion report, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Project W-170-R-14. 27 pp.

        Groves, C. R. 1994. Effects of timber harvest on small mammals and amphibians inhabiting old-growth coniferous forests on the Priest Lake Ranger District, Idaho Panhandle National Forests, Idaho. Preliminary Report. The Nature Conservancy, Boulder, CO. 18 pp.

        Groves, C. R. 1994. Effects of timber harvest on small mammals and amphibians inhabiting old-growth coniferous forests on the Clearwater National Forest, Idaho. Preliminary Report. The Nature Conservancy, Boulder, CO. 24 pp.

        Groves, C., and G. Gadwa. 1989. Status survey for wolverines (Gulo gulo) on the Sawtooth National Forest and adjacent areas. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Sawtooth National Forest and Idaho Natural Heritage Program, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise, ID. 49 pp.

        Perkins, J. M. 1992. Plecotus townsendii (Townsend's big-eared bat) survey for the Nez Perce National Forest. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Nez Perce National Forest and Conservation Data Center, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 27 pp.

          Baker, C. W., J. Munger, L. McCauley, M. Olsen, and G. Stephens. 1994. Bruneau Dunes tiger beetle inventory. Final report. Bureau of Land Management Technical Bulletin 94-1, Boise District Office, Boise, Idaho. 45 pp.

          Frest, T. J. 1999. A review of the land and freshwater mollusks of Idaho. Prepared for the Idaho Conservation Data Center. Seattle, WA. 281 pp. plus appendices. The report has been divided into three PDF files for convenient download: PDF-A, PDF-B, PDF-C

          Frest, T. J., and E. J. Johannes. 2002. Corrections and additions to: Frest, T. J., E. J. Johannes, W. H. Clark, G. Stephens, and M. G. Plew. 2001. A bibliography of Idaho freshwater and terrestrial mollusks. Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 37(2): 9-120. Deixis Consultants, Seattle, WA. 17 pp.

          Stagliano, D. M., G. M. Stephens, and W. R. Bosworth. 2007. Aquatic Invertebrate Species of Concern on USFS Northern Region Lands. Report to USDA Forest Service, Northern Region. Montana Natural Heritage Program, Helena, Montana and Idaho Conservation Data Center, Boise, Idaho. 95 pp. plus appendices.

          Stephens, G. M. 1994. A preliminary survey of butterflies in western juniper communities. Final report. Cooperative Challenge Cost Share Project, Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, and Conservation Data Center, Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 19 pp.

          Stephens, G. M. 2001. Pollinators of Mulford's milkvetch (Astragalus mulfordiae) in Idaho. Challenge Cost Share, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Idaho Conservation Data Center; and Bureau of Land Management, Lower Snake River District, Boise. 6 pp. plus appendix.

            Clark, T. W., A. H. Harvey, R. D. Dorn, D. L. Genter, and C. Groves, eds. 1989. Rare, sensitive, and threatened species of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Northern Rockies Conservation Cooperative, Montana Natural Heritage Program, The Nature Conservancy, and Mountain West Environmental Services. 153 pp.

            Conservation Data Center. 1994. Rare, threatened, and endangered plants and animals of Idaho. Third edition. Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 39 pp.

            Groves, C., and W. Melquist. 1991. Nongame and endangered wildlife: species management plan 1991-1995. Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 163 pp.

            Groves, C. R., B. Butterfield, A. Lippincott, B. Csuti, and J. M. Scott. 1997. Atlas of Idaho's wildlife: integrating Gap Analysis and Natural Heritage information. Idaho Department of Fish and Game. 372 pp.

            Moseley, R., and C. Groves, compilers. 1990. Rare, threatened and endangered plants and animals of Idaho. Natural Heritage Section, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 33 pp.

            Moseley, R., and C. Groves, compilers. 1992. Rare, threatened and endangered plants and animals of Idaho. Conservation Data Center, Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Boise. 38 pp.