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Genus Araneus


Small Orb-weavers of the Genus Araneus North of Mexico
By Levi, H. W
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 145(9):473-552 , 1973
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The diadematus group of the orb-weaver genus Araneus north of Mexico
By H. W. Levi
Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 141(4): 131-179, 1971

The orb-weaver Genus Kaira
By H. W. Levi
The Journal of Arachnology 21:209-225, 1993

The Orb-weaver Genera Verrucosa, Acanthepeira, Wagneriana, Acacesia, Wixia, Scoloderus and Alpaida North of Mexico
By H. W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Vol 147 (8): 351-391, 1976

The orb-weaver genera Metepeira, Kaira and Aculepeira in America north of Mexico
By H.W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Vol 148 (5): 185-238, 1977

The American orb-weaver genera Larinia, Cercidia and Mangora north of Mexico
By H.W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 147: 100-135, 1975

Keys to the Genera of Araneid orbweavers of the Americas
By H.W. Levi
The Journal of Arachnology 30:527–562, 2002
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The orb-weaver genera Araniella and Nuctenea
By H.W. Levi
Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 146(6): 291-316, 1974