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Family Theridiidae - Cobweb Spiders

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A NEW CHROSIOTHES SPIDER FROM WEST VIRGINIA
By William H . Piel
The Journal of Arachnology, 1994
22:181—184
Link to paper here (PDF warning): http://www.americanarachnology.org/joa_free/joa_v22_n3/joa_v22_p181.pdf

A new and first troglobitic spider from Arizona (Thymoites, Theridiidae)
By Vincent D. Roth
Texas Mem. Mus., Speleol. Monogr., 3: 123-126., 1992
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Describes what is apparently the only troglobitic member of Theridiidae - Thymoites minero.

The spider genus Thymoites in America (Araneae: Theridiidae)
By Herbert W. Levi
Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard 130: 445-471, 1964
Full Text (at Biodiversity Heritage Library)

Comparative Biology of American Black Widow Spiders
By B. J. Kaston
San Diego Soc. Nat. Hist. Trans. 16(3): 33-82, 1970
PDF with detailed descriptions, drawings & a few photos.

Link to http://archive.org.

Evidence for displacement of a North American spider, Steatoda borealis by the European species S. bipunctata
By Martin Nyffeler, C. D. Dondale, J. H. Redner
Canadian Journal of Zoology, 1986
Abstract can be read here.

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

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