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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 41 Number 3


Feature Articles

The systematics of the pseudoscorpion family Ideoroncidae (Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisioidea) in the New World by Mark S. Harvey & William B. Muchmore pp. 229–290

On the enigmatic genus Philora: familial assignment and taxonomic revision (Opiliones: Laniatores: Stygnopsidae) by Jesús A. Cruz-López & Oscar F. Francke pp. 291–305

Notes on some species of the genus Melanopa (Opiliones: Sclerosomatidae: Gagrellinae) from China, with description of a new species by Chao Zhang & Feng Zhang pp. 306–318

Variation in the spiniform macrosetae pattern on the basitarsi of Diplocentrus tehuacanus (Scorpiones: Diplocentridae): new characters to diagnose species within the genus by Carlos Eduardo Santibáñez-López, Oscar F. Francke B. & Alberto Ortega-Gutierrez pp. 319–326

Synonymy of four Pardosa species (Araneae: Lycosidae) undiagnosable without geography by Jozef Slowik & Derek S. Sikes pp. 327–334

New records of Pennsylvanian trigonotarbid arachnids from West Bohemia, Czech Republic by Ivana Hradská & Jason A. Dunlop pp. 335–341

Variation and possible function of egg sac coloration in spiders by Gilbert Barrantes, Luis Sandoval, Catalina Sánchez-Quirós, Pierre-Paul Bitton & Stéphanie M. Doucet pp. 342–348

No evidence for a relationship between hemolymph ecdysteroid levels and female reproductive behavior in Schizocosa wolf spiders by Reed M. Stubbendieck, Anthony J. Zera & Eileen A. Hebets pp. 349–355

Richness and composition of spiders in urban green spaces in Toledo, Ohio by Leigh C. Moorhead & Stacy M. Philpott pp. 356–363

Diversity and ecology of spider assemblages of a Mediterranean wetland complex by Sascha Buchholz & Maria Schröder pp. 364–373

Love is in the air and on the ground: olfactory and tactile cues elicit visual courtship behavior by Cyrba males (Araneae: Salticidae) by Ana M. Cerveira & Robert R. Jackson pp. 374–380

Predatory response to changes in camouflage in a sexually dimorphic jumping spider by Maciej Bartos, Katarzyna Szczepko & Marzena Stanska pp. 381–386

A glimpse into the sexual biology of the “zygiellid” spider genus Leviellusby Simona Kralj-Fišer, Matjaž Gregorič, Tjaša Lokovšek, Tatjana Čelik & Matjaž Kuntner pp. 387–391

Short Communications

Scavenging behavior in spitting spiders, Scytodes (Araneae: Scytodidae) by Richard S. Vetter pp. 392–394

Ant mimicry in the spider Myrmecotypus iguazu (Araneae: Corinnidae), with notes about myrmecomorphy in spiders by Gonzalo D. Rubio, Manuel O. Arbino & Paula E. Cushing pp. 395–399

Influence of prey availability on seasonal fluctuation in body condition in the wolf spider, Pardosa milvina (Araneae: Lycosidae) by Jason M. Schmidt, James D. Harwood & Ann L. Rypstra pp. 400–403

Comparing ramp and pitfall traps for capturing wandering spiders by L. Brian Patrick & Ashton Hansen pp. 404–406

Aerial dispersal by Actinopus spiderlings (Araneae: Actinopodidae) by Nelson Ferretti, Gabriel Pompozzi, Sofía Copperi & Leonela Schwerdt pp. 407–408

Two new North American Theridion species (Araneae: Theridiidae) by Herbert W. Levi  & L. Brian Patrick pp. 409–411

On the date and organ of publication for the endemic Galápagos scorpion Centruroides exsul (Scorpiones: Buthidae) by Wilhelm Meise, with a revision of its distribution and type material by Markus Lambertz pp. 412–414

Homolophus bastawadei, a replacement name for the homonym Euphalangium martensi (Opiliones: Phalangiidae) by Wojciech Staręga pp. 415–415

On Speleosiro argasiformis—a troglobitic Cyphophthalmi (Arachnida: Opiliones: Pettalidae) from Table Mountain, South Africa by Gonzalo Giribet, Benjamin L. de Bivort, Anthony Hitchcock & Peter Swart pp. 416–419

A new species of Protoschizomus (Schizomida: Protoschizomidae) from a cave in Guerrero, Mexico by Rodrigo Monjaraz-Ruedas pp. 420–424

posted November 12, 2013