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Family Gnaphosidae - Ground Spiders

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Recent range expansions for two introduced spiders, Heser schmitzi and Zelotes tenuis, in California
By KR Schneider, J Schweikert and D Ubick
Pan-Pacific Entomologist Vol. 92, Issue 2, pg(s) 109- 112, 2016

On Eurasian and American Talanites (Araneae, Gnaphosidae).
By Platnick, N. I. & Ovtsharenko, V. I.
Journal of Arachnology 19: 115-121., 1991

A revision of the spider genus Gnaphosa (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) in America
By Platnick, N. I. & Shadab, M. U.
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 155: 1-66, 1975

The Gnaphosidae of Arkansas
By Heiss, J. S. & Allen, R. T.
The Gnaphosidae of Arkansas. Bulletin, Agricultural Experiment Station, University of Arkansas 885: 1-67, 1986

A Revision of the North American Spider Genera Nodocion, Litopyllus, and Synaphosus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae)
By Platnick & Shadab
The American Museum of Natural History, 1980
American Museum Novitates, number 2691
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A revision of the spider genera Haplodrassus and Orodrassus (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) in North America
By Norman Platnick & Mohammad Shadab
American Museum Novitates 2583: 1-40, 1975

A revision of the spider genera Trachyzelotes and Urozelotes (Araneae, Gnaphosidae)
By Norman Platnick & John Murphy
American Museum Novitates 2792: 1-30, 1984

A revision of the Holarctic spider genus Callilepis (Araneae, Gnaphosidae)
By Norman Platnick
American Museum Novitates 2573:1-32, 1975
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