The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 39 Number 1

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Interactions of transgenic Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal crops with spiders (Araneae)
by Julie A. Peterson, Jonathan G. Lundgren & James D. Harwood
pp. 1-21

Feature Articles

Reproductive allocation in female wolf and nursery-web spiders
by Amy C. Nicholas, Gail E. Stratton & David H. Reed
pp. 22-29

Two new Draconarius species and the first description of the male Draconarius molluscus from Tiantangzhai National Forest Park, China (Araneae: Agelenidae: Coelotinae)
by Hai-Juan Xie & Jian Chen
pp. 30-40

Impacts of temperature, hunger and reproductive condition on metabolic rates of flower-dwelling crab spiders (Araneae: Thomisidae)
by Victoria R. Schmalhofer
pp. 41-52

Do cannibalism and kin recognition occur in just-emerged crab spiderlings?
by Douglass H. Morse
pp. 53-58

Notes on the genus Mesobuthus (Scorpiones: Buthidae) in China, with description of a new species
by Dong Sun & Zhen-Ning Sun
pp. 59-75

Egg capsule architecture and siting in a leaf-curling sac spider, Clubiona riparia (Araneae: Clubionidae)
by Robert B. Suter, Patricia R. Miller & Gail E. Stratton
pp. 76-83

Gait characteristics of two fast-running spider species (Hololena adnexa and Hololena curta), including an aerial phase (Araneae: Agelenidae)
by Joseph C. Spagna, Edgar A. Valdivia & Vivin Mohan
pp. 84-91

Two new species of Manaosbiidae (Opiliones: Laniatores) from Panama, with comments on interspecific variation in penis morphology
by Victor R. Townsend, Jr., Marc A. Milne & Daniel N. Proud
pp. 92-101

The hub as a launching platform: rapid movements of the spider Leucauge mariana (Araneae: Tetragnathidae) as it turns to attack prey
by R. D. Briceño & W. G. Eberhard
pp. 102-112

Phytochemical cues affect hunting-site choices of a nursery web spider (Pisaura mirabilis) but not a crab spider (Misumena vatia)
by Robert R. Junker, Simon Bretscher, Stefan Dötterl & Nico Blüthgen
pp. 113-117

Reproductive behavior of Homalonychus selenopoides (Araneae: Homalonychidae)
by José Andrés Alvarado-Castro & MarĂ­a Luisa Jiménez
pp. 118-127

Web decoration of Micrathena sexpinosa (Araneae: Araneidae): a frame-web-choice experiment with stingless bees
by Dumas Gálvez
pp. 128-132

Trophic strategy of ant-eating Mexcala elegans (Araneae: Salticidae): looking for evidence of evolution of prey-specialization
by Stano Pekár & Charles Haddad
pp. 133-138

Determinants of differential reproductive allocation in wolf and nursery-web spiders
by Amy C. Nicholas, Gail E. Stratton & David H. Reed
pp. 139-146

An old lineage of Cyphophthalmi (Opiliones) discovered on Mindanao highlights the need for biogeographical research in the Philippines
by Ronald M. Clouse, David M. General, Arvin C. Diesmos & Gonzalo Giribet
pp. 147-153

The natural diet of a polyphagous predator, Latrodectus hesperus (Araneae: Theridiidae), over one year
by Maxence Salomon
pp. 154-160

Contrasting energetic costs of courtship signaling in two wolf spiders having divergent courtship behaviors
by Alan B. Cady, Kevin J. Delaney & George W. Uetz
pp. 161-165

Book Review

Scorpions of the World. By Roland Stockmann & Eric Ythier. 2010. N.A.P. Editions, France. 567 pp. ISBN 978-2-913688-11-7.
by Matthew R. Graham
pp. 166-167

Short Communications

Cannibalism within nests of the crab spider Misumena vatia
by Douglass H. Morse
pp. 168-170

An unusually dense population of Sphodros rufipes (Mygalomorphae: Atypidae) at the edge of its range on Tuckernuck Island, Massachusetts
by Andrew Mckenna-Foster, Michael L. Draney & Cheryl Beaton
pp. 171-173

Does allometric growth explain the diminutive size of the fangs of Scytodes (Araneae: Scytodidae)?
by Robert B. Suter & Gail E. Stratton
pp. 174-177

Anelosimus oritoyacu, a cloud forest social spider with only slightly female-biased primary sex ratios
by Leticia Avilés & Jessica Purcell
pp. 178- 182

Observations on hunting behavior of juvenile Chanbria (Solifugae: Eremobatidae)
by Kyle R. Conrad & Paula E. Cushing
pp. 183-184

A new troglobitic Eukoenenia (Palpigradi: Eukoeneniidae) from Brazil
by Maysa Fernanda V. R. Souza & Rodrigo Lopes Ferreira
pp. 185-188

Sheet-web construction by Melpomene sp. (Araneae: Agelenidae)
by Andrés Rojas
pp. 189-193

Suitability of a subcuticular permanent marking technique for scorpions
by Kenneth J. Chapin
pp. 194-196

Female attack is not necessary for male copulatory organ breakage in the sexually cannibalistic spider Argiope argentata (Araneae: Araneidae)
by Soledad Ghione & Fernando G. Costa
pp. 197-200

Predatory interactions between Centruroides scorpions and the tarantula Brachypelma vagans
by A. Dor, S. Calmé & Y. Hénaut
pp. 201-204

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