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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

juveniles


On the tetragnathid genera Alcimosphenus, Leucauge, Mecynometa and Opas (Araneae, Tetragnathidae)
By Herbert W. Levi
The Journal of Arachnology 36:167–170, 2008

The American Orb-Weaver Genera Dolichognatha and Tetragnatha North of Mexico
By Levi, Herbert W.
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 149(5):271-318, 1981
Full text at the Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Nearctic genera of the spider family Agelenidae (Arachnida, Araneida)
By Vincent Roth & Patricia Brame
American Museum Novitates 2505: 1-52, 1972
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I filed this book under Entelegynes because many of the species described in it are no longer part of the Agelenidae.

The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders
By Ramírez, Martín J.
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 2014
http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/6537

A revision of the spider genus Zorocrates
By Platnick, Norman I.; Ubick, Darrell
American Museum Novitates, no. 3579, 2007

The spider subfamily Clubioninae of the United States, Canada and Alaska (Araneae: Clubionidae)
By Robert J. Edwards
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Harvard 118: 365-436, 1958
Full Text at the Biodiversity Heritage Library

The orb-weaver genus Mecynogea, the subfamily Metinae and the genera Pachygnatha, Glenognatha and Azilia
By Levi, H. W
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 149(1):1-75, 1980
The orb-weaver genus Mecynogea, the subfamily Metinae and the genera Pachygnatha, Glenognatha and Azilia of the subfamily Tetragnathinae north of Mexico

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New American Spiders of the Family Clubionidae I
By W.J. Gertsch
The American Museum of Natural History; No. 1147, 1941
Descriptions and palp/epigyne drawings of many Phrurolithus.

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