Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Metellina segmentata


Molecular phylogeny of the orb-weaving spider genus Leucauge and the intergeneric relationships of Leucauginae
By Ballesteros, J. A. & Hormiga, G.
Invertebrate Systematics 35(8): 922-939, 2021
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/16151

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.

Combining genomic, phenotypic and sanger sequencing data to elucidate the phylogeny of the two-clawed spiders (Dionycha)
By Azevedo et al., 2022
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 166(107327): 1-14, 2022
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/16099

Systematics and evolution of ground spiders revisited (Araneae, Dionycha, Gnaphosidae). Cladistics
By Azevedo, G. H. F, Griswold, C. E. & Santos, A. J.
Cladistics 34(6): 579-626, 2018
https://wsc.nmbe.ch/reference/14218

Nearctic genera of the spider family Agelenidae (Arachnida, Araneida)
By Vincent Roth & Patricia Brame
American Museum Novitates 2505: 1-52, 1972
Full Text

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