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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 45 Number 1


Invited Review

Death comes on two wings: a review of dipteran natural enemies of arachnids by Jéssica P. Gillung & Christopher J. Borkent pp. 1 –19

Feature Articles

Integrating fossil and extant lineages: an examination of morphological space through time (Araneae:
Archaeidae) by Hannah M. Wood pp. 20–29

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Four new genera of funnel-web spiders (Araneae: Agelenidae) from the Baja California Peninsula in Mexico by Julieta Maya-Morales, María Luisa Jiménez, Gopal Murugan & Carlos Palacios-Cardiel pp. 30–66

Taxonomic revision of the genus Crassicrus Reichling & West, 1996 (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae), with the description of additional keels on the embolus by Daniela T. Candia-Ramírez & Oscar F. Francke  pp. 67–98

The morphological phylogeny of the family Protoschizomidae revisited (Arachnida: Schizomida): setal characters, fossil and paraphyletic genera by Rodrigo Monjaraz-Ruedas, Oscar F. Francke & Carlos E. Santibáñez-López  pp. 99–111

A modified definition of the genus Haplochernes (Pseudoscorpiones: Chernetidae), with a new species from Hainan Island by Zhizhong Gao, Feng Zhang & Mark S. Harvey  112–122

Comparative cytogenetic analysis among filistatid spiders (Araneomorphae: Haplogynae) by Emygdio Paula-Neto, Doralice Maria Cella, Douglas Araujo, Antonio Domingos Brescovit & Marielle Cristina Schneider  123–128

Use of alternative habitats by spiders in a desert agroecosystem by Itai Opatovsky, Phyllis G. Weintraub, Iris Musli & Yael Lubin  129–138

Short Communications

Variation in web-building spider communities among three tropical tree species in a young experimental plantation by Luis Esquivel-Gómez, Luis Abdala-Roberts, Miguel Pinkus-Rendón & Víctor Parra-Tabla 139–142   

posted April 7, 2017