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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 43 Number 3


Feature Articles

A phylogenetic classification of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) by Wayne P. Maddison pp. 231–292

Open Access Article

A molecular phylogeny of bark spiders reveals new species from Africa and Madagascar
(Araneae: Araneidae: Caerostris) by Matjaž Gregorič, Todd A. Blackledge, Ingi Agnarsson & Matjaž Kuntner pp. 293–312

On three new Euathlus tarantulas from Argentina and cladistic analysis of the genus by Nelson Ferretti pp. 313–326

Description of the first visually cryptic species of Paratropis (Araneae: Paratropididae) from Ecuador by Nadine Dupérré pp. 327–330

Description of two new species of Tangaroa Lehtinen, 1967 (Arachnida: Araneae: Uloboridae) by Lidianne Salvatierra, Antonio Domingos Brescovit & Ana Lúcia Tourinho pp. 331–341

A review of the taxonomy and biology of pseudoscorpions of Nannowithius and Termitowithius (Pseudoscorpiones, Withiidae), inquilines of social insects by Mark S. Harvey pp. 342–352

Revised diagnoses for the pseudoscorpion genera Metawithius and Microwithius, with the description of a new Australian genus, and notes on Withius (Pseudoscorpiones, Withiidae) by Mark S. Harvey pp. 353–370

Cues guiding uloborid construction behavior support orb web monophyly by William G. Eberhard & Gilbert Barrantes pp. 371–387

Movement, sex ratio, and population density in a dwarf male spider species, Misumenoides formosipes (Araneae: Thomisidae) by G. N. Dodson, A. G. Anderson & L. M. Stellwag pp. 388–393

Putative microbial defenses in a social spider: immune variation and antibacterial properties of colony silk by Carl N. Keiser, Alexander E. DeMarco, Taylor A. Shearer, Jessica A. Robertson & Jonathan N. Pruitt pp. 394–399

Effects of hedgerows and riparian margins on aerial web-building spiders in cereal fields by Sonja C. Pfister, Ralf B. Schäfer, Jens Schirmel & Martin H. Entling pp. 400–405

Neochelanops michaelseni (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae) as a potential bioindicator in managed and unmanaged Nothofagus forests of Tierra del Fuego by María Vanessa Lencinas, Gastón Kreps, Rosina Soler, Pablo Luis Peri, Andrés Porta, Martín Ramírez & Guillermo Martínez Pastur pp. 406–412

Short Communications

Day-time vs. night-time sampling does not affect estimates of spider diversity across a land use gradient in the Neotropics by Vincent Vedel, Axel Cerdan, Quentin Martinez, Christopher Baraloto, Fréderic Petitclerc , Jérôme Orivel & Claire Fortunel pp. 413–416

How Micrathena duodecimspinosa (Araneae: Araneidae) uses the elasticity of her dragline to hide her egg sac by William G. Eberhard pp. 417–418

New observations on a neotropical termite-hunting theridiid spider: opportunistic nest raiding, prey storage, and ceratopogonid kleptoparasites by Stephen A. Marshall, Art Borkent, Ingi Agnarsson, Gard W. Otis, Lyndsay Fraser & Dave d'Entremont pp. 419–421

Influence of ambient temperature on efficacy of signals produced by female Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz, 1844) (Araneae: Lycosidae) by Melissa Campbell & J. Andrew Roberts pp. 422–424

posted November 21, 2015