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Common Spiders of North America

Spiders of North America


Habronattus maddison

Habronattus americanus. © 2015 W. Maddison, released under a Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 3.0 license

Wayne Maddison provides the first re-assessment of jumping spider taxonomy, based upon both molecular (DNA) and morphological characters. This important contribution to our understanding of jumping spider relationships also includes stunning photographs illustrating the worldwide diversity of this family of spiders. A phylogenetic classification of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) by Wayne P. Maddison pp. 231–292

New! List of North American Spiders

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2016 ISA / AAS Meeting
July 2 – 8, 2016
Colorado School of Mines campus
Golden, Colorado USA
Host – Paula Cushing

Tentative schedule:

July 2nd: Arrival, Evening social
July 3rd: Welcome, Plenary 1, Oral presentations, Poster Session I, Society Executive Committee meetings and evening workshops (IUCN?)
July 4th: Plenary 2, Oral presentations, 4th of July BBQ and fireworks
July 5th: Plenary 3, Oral presentations, Poster Session II, Micro-brewery hop
July 6th: Mid-Congress Excursions, Student/early career dinner, Russian Party
July 7th: Plenary 4, Oral presentations, Evening social at Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster
July 8th: Plenary 5, Oral presentations, Society business meetings, Departure to DMNS for collection tour, banquet, live bluegrass band and contra dancing
July 9th – 11th: Post Congress Excursion

Visit http://arachnology.org/20th-ica-2016.html for more information

July 2015 Issue of JoA here

Bulletin Board Notices here

  • 2016 Joint Meeting of the International Society of Arachnology and AAS. July 2-9, 2016, Colorado School of Mines, Golden Colorado. Organizers are seeking additional symposia ideas by May 1, 2015
  • Research and Funding Opportunity: Huron Mts., northern Michigan. Feb 1 2016



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