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Family Theridiidae - Cobweb Spiders

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The fulva Group of the Spider Genus Steatoda
By W.J. Gertsch
American Museum novitates ; no. 1982, 1960

American spiders of the genera Audifia, Euryopis, and Dipoena (Araneae: Theridiidae)
By H.W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, 129 (2): 121-185, 1963
Online here.

A revision of the genus Achaearanea (Araneae: Theridiidae)
By Hajime Yoshida
Acta Arachnologica 57(1): 37-40, 2008
This is the publication in which all North American Achaearanea were moved into Cryptachaea, Hentziectypus, and Parasteatoda... thus we no longer have genus Achaearanea in BugGuide's range.

PDF available online for free from publisher's website: https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/asjaa/57/1/57_1_37/_pdf

American spiders of the genus Argyrodes (Araneae, Theridiidae)
By Harriet Exline & Herbert W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology Harvard 127(2):75-204, 1962
Online version available from the Biodiversity Heritage Library: http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4248118

The spider genera Enoplognatha, Theridion, and Paidisca in America north of Mexico (Araneae, Theridiidae)
By H.W. Levi
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 112, article 1, 123 p., 1957
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A new species of the genus Achaearanea (Araneae: Theridiidae) from Japan
By Hajime Yoshida
Acta Arachnologica Tokyo 32: 37-42, 1983
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The species described in this paper (now called Parasteatoda tabulata) is also found in North America. There is a drawing of both sexes as well as some other information in this paper.

A comb-footed spider, Achaearanea tabulata, new to the fauna of Canada (Araneae, Theridiidae)
By Charles D. Dondale, James H. Redner, & Laurent LeSage
Journal of Arachnology 22: 176-178, 1994

An exuberant, undescribed colour polymorphism in Theridion californicum...
By Geoff S. Oxford
Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 96:23-34., 2009
Full title is: "An exuberant, undescribed colour polymorphism in Theridion californicum (Araneae, Theridiidae):
implications for a theridiid pattern ground plan and the convergent evolution of visible morphs".

Currently a working link to the full text is here:
http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Geoff_Oxford/publication/229531779_An_exuberant_undescribed_colour_polymorphism_in_Theridion_californicum_(Araneae_Theridiidae)_implications_for_a_theridiid_pattern_ground_plan_and_the_convergent_evolution_of_visible_morphs/links/540ed4570cf2d8daaace1628.pdf

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