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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 44 Number 1


Invited Review

The behavioral ecology of amblypygids by Kenneth J. Chapin & Eileen A. Hebets pp. 1–14

Feature Articles

Plant-eating by spiders by Martin Nyffeler,  Eric J. Olson & William O.C. Symondson pp. 15–27

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Importance of vegetation structure to the assembly of an aerial web-building spider community in North American open grassland by Jesús E. Gómez,  Jenny Lohmiller & Anthony Joern pp. 28–35

The effects of habitat size and quality on the orb-weaving spider guild (Arachnida: Araneae) in an Atlantic Forest fragmented landscape by André do Amaral Nogueira & Ricardo Pinto-da-Rocha pp. 36–45

Niche differentiation of two sibling wolf spider species, Pardosa lugubris and Pardosa alacris, along a canopy openness gradient by Radek Michalko, Ondřej Košulič, Vladimír Hula & Kamila Surovcová pp. 46–51

Laboratory refugia preferences of the brown widow spider, Latrodectus geometricus (Araneae: Theridiidae) by Richard S. Vetter, Linda M. Penas & Mark S. Hoddle pp. 52–57

Phenology of the Sonoran desert-endemic populations of Homalonychus selenopoides (Araneae: Homalonychidae) by José Andrés Alvarado-Castro & María Luisa Jiménez pp. 58–64

Three new species of the Mexican harvestman genus Chapulobunus (Opiliones: Stygnopsidae) by Jesús A. Cruz-López & Oscar F. Francke pp. 65–75

Losing legs and walking hard: effects of autotomy and different substrates in the locomotion of harvestmen in the genus Prionostemmaby Marisol Domínguez, Ignacio Escalante, Farah Carrasco-Rueda, Cielo E. Figuerola-Hernández, María Marta Ayup, Natalia Umaña, Daniel Ramos, Arturo González-Zamora, Carolina Brizuela, Willy Delgado & Jessica Pacheco-Esquivel pp. 76–82

Short Communications

Black bears feed on harvestmen (Opiliones) in northwestern Mexico by Robert W. Jones, Carlos López-González, Cora Varas & Lizbeth Gaona-Escamilla pp. 83–84

The South African scorpion Pseudolychas ochraceus (Hirst, 1911) (Scorpiones: Buthidae) can reproduce by parthenogenesis by Michael Seiter, Frederic D. Schramm & Alexander Barthel pp. 85–87

Ecology and biogeography of the endemic scorpion Euscorpius carpathicus (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae): a multiscale analysis by Iulian Gherghel, Alexandru Sotek, Monica Papeş, Alexandru Strugariu & Lucian Fusu pp. 88–91

Courtship and the use of pheromones by Pholcus manueli (Araneae: Pholcidae) by Brittany A. Hutton & Ann L. Rypstra pp. 92–95

Loading the male pedipalps: sperm induction in a subsocial spider by Carolina Rojas Buffet & Carmen Viera pp. 96–98

Allometry of locomotor organs and sexual size dimorphism in the mygalomorph spider Grammostola rosea (Walckenaer, 1837) (Araneae, Theraphosidae) by Bruno Grossi, Claudio Veloso, Andrés Taucare-Ríos & Mauricio Canals pp. 99–102

posted March 14, 2016