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The Journal of Arachnology

Volume 45 Number 3


Papers from the 20th International Congress of Arachnology

Sand transport and burrow construction in sparassid and lycosid spiders by Rainer Foelix, Ingo Rechenberg, Bruno Erb, Andrea Albín, and Anita Aisenberg pp. 255-264

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Exploring the chemo-textural familiarity hypothesis for scorpion navigation by Douglas D. Gaffin, and Brad P. Brayfield pp. 265-270

Retreat availability and social influences on retreat sharing in group-living huntsman spiders, Delena lapidicola and Delena cancerides (Araneae: Sparassidae) by Cameron Jones, and Linda S. Rayor pp. 271-276

Effect of seasonal photoperiod on molting in Loxosceles reclusa and Loxosceles laeta spiders (Araneae: Sicariidae) by Richard S. Vetter, Linda M. Penas, and Mark S. Hoddle pp. 277-282

In the spider nursery: indifference, cooperation or antagonism?  by Susan E. Riechert, Jonathan Pruitt, and Jennifer Bosco pp. 283 - 286

A new Liphistius species (Mesothelae: Liphistiidae: Liphistiinae) from Thailand, with notes on its natural history by Varat Sivayyapram, Deborah Roan Smith, Suthon Weingdow, and Natapot Warrit pp. 287-295

Revision of Misumessus (Thomisidae: Thomisinae: Misumenini), with observations on crab spider terminology by G. B. Edwards pp. 296-323

A review of Burmese amber arachnids by Paul A. Selden, and Dong Ren pp. 324-343

Feature Articles

An unusual new wolf spider species from the Erg Chebbi Desert in Morocco (Araneae: Lycosidae:Evippinae)  by Steffen Bayer, Rainer Foelix, and Mark Alderweireldt pp. 344-355

Effects of nectar feeding on cannibalism in striped lynx spiderlings Oxyopes salticus (Araneae:Oxyopidae)  by Laurel B. Lietzenmayer, and James D. Wagner pp. 356-360

Population structure of the expansive wasp spider (Argiope bruennichi) at the edge of its range by Wioletta Wawer, Robert Rutkowski, Henrik Krehenwinkel, Dorota Lutyk, Karolina Pusz-Bocheńska, and Wiesław Bogdanowicz pp. 361-369

Pseudoscorpions of the family Cheiridiidae (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones) recovered from burial sediments at Pachacamac (500–1,500CE), Perú by Johnica J. Morrow, Livia Taylor, Lauren Peck, Christian Elowsky, Lawrence Stewart Owens, Peter Eeckhout, and Karl J. Reinhard pp. 370-375

Three new species of comb-tailed spiders (Araneae: Hahniidae) from a Mexican oak forest with comments on their natural history and sexual behavior by M. Antonio Galán-Sánchez, and Fernando Alvarez-Padilla pp. 376-394

Systematics of the spiny trapdoor spiders of the genus Cataxia (Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae) from southwestern Australia: documenting a threatened fauna in a sky-island landscape  by Michael G. Rix, Karlene Bain, Barbara Y. Main, Robert J. Raven, Andrew D. Austin, Steven J. B. Cooper, and Mark S. Harvey pp. 395-423

Redescription of Geogarypus minor, type species of the genus Geogarypus, and description of a new species from Italy (Pseudoscorpiones: Geogarypidae) by Giulio Gardini, Loris Galli, Matteo Zinni pp. 424-443

Short Communications

Effect of weather conditions on cohort splitting in a wolf spider species by Zoltán Rádai, Balázs Kiss, and Ferenc Samu pp. 444-447

Rabidosa rabida (Walckenaer, 1837) (Araneae: Lycosidae) does not require venom injection to capture prey in the lab by Ryan Stork and Sara Wilmsen pp. 448-450

posted December 8, 2017