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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 45 Number 2


Feature Articles

How orb-weavers find and grasp silk lines by William Eberhard pp. 145-151

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Functional changes in web design along the ontogeny of two orb-weavers by Gilbert Barrantes, Emilia Triana & Catalina Sánchez-Quirós pp. 152-159

Orb-web architecture of Wixia abdominalis O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1882 (Araneae: Araneidae): intra-orb variation of web components  by Gabriel Máximo Xavier, Rafael Rios Moura & Marcelo de Oliveira Gonzaga pp. 160-165

Natural history and courtship behavior in Tengella perfuga Dahl, 1901 (Araneae: Zoropsidae)  by Rachael E. Mallis & Kelly B. Miller pp. 166-176

Web building and prey wrapping behavior of Aglaoctenus castaneus (Araneae: Lycosidae: Sosippinae) by William G. Eberhard & Nicolas A. Hazzi  pp. 177-197

Morphological and functional diversity of minor ampullate glands in spiders from the superfamily Amaurobioidea (Entelegynae: RTA clade) by Milan Řezáč, Tomáš Krejčí, Sara L. Goodacre, Charles Haddad & Veronika Řezáčová pp. 198-208

Egg toxicity in diverse spider taxa by Justin O. Schmidt, Richard S. Vetter & Amanda K. Howe pp. 209-212

Abiotic factors and biotic interactions jointly drive spider assemblages in nest-boxes in mixed forests 
by Ľudmila Černecká, Radek Michalko & Anton Krištín pp. 213-222

Microhabitat use in the amblypygid Paraphrynus laevifronsby Tyler B. Corey & Eileen A. Hebets pp. 223-230

Short Communications

Field observations of simultaneous double mating in the wolf spider Rabidosa punctulata (Araneae: Lycosidae) by Matthew H. Persons pp. 231-234

The first case of gynandry in Mygalomorphae: Pterinochilus murinus, morphology and comments on sexual behavior (Araneae: Theraphosidae) by Álvaro Laborda & Fernando Pérez-Miles pp. 235-237

A vertebrate-eating jumping spider (Araneae: Salticidae) from Florida, USA  by Martin Nyffeler, G. B. Edwards & Kenneth L. Krysko pp. 238-241

Spiders feeding on earthworms revisited: consumption of giant earthworms in the tropics by Martin Nyffeler, Witold Lapinski, Andrew Snyder & Klaus Birkhofer pp. 242-247

Decreases in the size of riparian orb webs along an urbanization gradient by José A. Sanchez-Ruiz, Alonso Ramírez & Sean P. Kelly pp. 248-252

posted August 3, 2017