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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 44 Number 2


Feature Articles

Revision of the Nearctic Eratigena and Tegenaria species (Araneae: Agelenidae) by Angelo Bolzern & Ambros Hänggi pp. 105–141

The Mediterranean recluse spider Loxosceles rufescens (Dufour, 1820) (Araneae: Sicariidae) established in a natural cave in Thailand by Narin Chomphuphuang,  Sureerat Deowanish,  Chaowalit Songsangchote,  Varat Sivayyapram,  Panupong Thongprem & Natapot Warrit pp. 142–147

Chromosomal analyses of Salticinae and Lyssomaninae reveal a broad occurrence of the 2n♂ = 28, X1X20 karyotype within Salticidae by Douglas Araujo, Mariana Bessa Sanches, Juliane da Silva Gonçalves Santana Lima, Érica Vanessa Julião do Nascimento, André Marsola Giroti, Antonio Domingos Brescovit, Doralice Maria Cella & Marielle Cristina Schneider pp. 148–152

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The hemolymph vascular system in Araneus diadematus with special focus on intraspecific variability in artery systems by Jens Runge & Christian S. Wirkner pp. 153–164

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Limb loss and limb regeneration of crab spiders Misumena vatiaby Douglass H. Morse pp. 165–170

Female feeding history impacts gonad development and reproductive timing in the wolf spider Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz, 1844) by Brian Moskalik & George W. Uetz pp. 171–175

Influence of predator cues on terminal investment in courtship by male Schizocosa ocreata (Hentz, 1844) wolf spiders (Araneae: Lycosidae) by Benjamin Nickley,  Diana Saintignon & J. Andrew Roberts pp. 176–181

Spatial patterns and environmental determinants of community composition of web-building spiders in understory across edges between rubber plantations and forests by Booppa Petcharad, Tadashi Miyashita, George A. Gale, Sunthorn Sotthibandhu & Sara Bumrungsri pp. 182–193

First record of a representative of Ballarrinae (Opiliones: Neopilionidae), Americovibone remota sp. nov., from New Zealand by Christopher K. Taylor pp. 194–198

Mechanical properties of male genitalia in Leiobunum harvestmen (Opiliones: Sclerosomatidae) by Mercedes Burns & Jeffrey W. Shultz pp. 199–209

Mating behavior of the solitary neotropical harvestman Pachyloides thorellii (Arachnida: Opiliones) by Estefanía Stanley,  Gabriel Francescoli & Carlos A. Toscano-Gadea pp. 210–217

The smallest known solifuge: Vempironiella aguilari, new genus and species of sun-spider (Solifugae: Mummuciidae) from the coastal desert of Peru by Ricardo Botero-Trujillo pp. 218–226

The first New World species of the pseudoscorpion family Feaellidae (Pseudoscorpiones: Feaelloidea) from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest by Mark S. Harvey, Renata Andrade & Ricardo Pinto-da-Rocha pp. 227–234

Microhabitat use and behavior differ across sex-age classes in the scorpion Brachistosternus ferrugineus (Scorpiones: Bothriuridae) by M.F. Nime,  F. Casanoves & C.I. Mattoni pp. 235–244

Short Communications

Leucism in Tityus pusillus (Scorpiones: Buthidae): report of a rare event in scorpions by A.F.A. Lira,  L.M. Pordeus & C.M.R. Albuquerque pp. 245–246

Egg sac parasitism: how important are parasitoids in the range expansion of the wasp spider Argiope bruennichi? Wioletta Wawer & Agata Kostro-Ambroziak pp. 247–250

Endosymbiotic Rickettsiales (Alphaproteobacteria) from the spider genus Amaurobioides (Araneae: Anyphaenidae) F.S. Ceccarelli,  C.R. Haddad & M.J. Ramírez pp. 251–253

posted July 18, 2016