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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 42 Number 1


Invited Review

New sequencing technologies, the development of genomics tools, and their applications in evolutionary arachnology by Michael S. Brewer, Darko D. Cotoras, Peter J. P. Croucher & Rosemary G. Gillespie pp. 1–15

Feature Articles

A new spider (Araneae: Haplogynae: Plectreuridae) from the Cretaceous Fossil-Lagerstätte of El Montsec, Spain by Paul A. Selden pp. 16–23

Sex ratio bias caused by endosymbiont infection in the dwarf spider Oedothorax retusus by Bram Vanthournout, Viki Vandomme & Frederik Hendrickx pp. 24–33

Vertical stratification of spider assemblages in two conifer plantations in central Japan by Hiroki Oguri,  Tomohiro Yoshida, Akihiro Nakamura, Masashi Soga & Naoki Hijii pp. 34–43

Assessing spider diversity on the forest floor: expert knowledge beats systematic design by Elvira Sereda, Theo Blick, Wolfgang H. O. Dorow, Volkmar Wolters & Klaus Birkhofer pp. 44–51

The conservation value of secondary forests in the southern Brazilian Mata Atlântica from a spider perspective by Florian Raub, Hubert Höfer, Ludger Scheuermann & Roland Brandl pp. 52–73

Trophic niche and predatory behavior of the goblin spider Triaeris stenaspis (Oonopidae): a springtail specialist? by Stanislav Korenko, Kateřina Hamouzová & Stano Pekár pp. 74–78

Use of locomotor performance capacities reflects the risk level associated with specific cue types in two cursorial spider species by Joseph A. Dillon & Jonathan N. Pruitt pp. 79–85

A review and redescription of the cosmopolitan pseudoscorpion Chelifer cancroides (Pseudoscorpiones: Cheliferidae) by Mark S. Harvey pp. 86–104

A new troglobitic ideoroncid pseudoscorpion (Pseudoscorpiones: Ideoroncidae) from southern Africa by Mark S. Harvey & Gerhard Du Preez pp. 105–110

Comparison of scorpion behavioral responses to UV under sunset and nighttime irradiances by Douglas D. Gaffin & Tristan N. Barker pp. 111–118

Short Communications

Fine structure of the stinger (aculeus) in Euscorpius by Rainer Foelix, Bruno Erb & Matt Braunwalder pp. 119–122

Intense leg tapping behavior by the harvestman Mischonyx cuspidatus (Gonyleptidae): an undescribed defensive behavior in Opiliones? by Bárbara Crespo Dias, Elene da Silva Souza, Marcos Ryotaro Hara & Rodrigo Hirata Willemart pp. 123–125

Seasonal patterns of microhabitat selection by a sub-tropical whip spider, Phrynus longipes, in the Luquillo Experimental Forest, Puerto Rico by Caroline A. Curtis & Christopher P. Bloch pp. 126–129

Natural prey of the crab spider Xysticus marmoratus (Araneae: Thomisidae) on Eryngium plants by Elchin Fizuli oglu Huseynov pp. 130–132

posted April 3, 2014